Use this fun gallery guide as you explore the City on Fire: Chicago 1871 exhibition. Learn more about the exhibition at chicago1871.org. We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum! Gallery Guide (English) PDF | Guía de la Galería Familiar (Español) PDF
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Print out all four activities (download complete kit here) and enjoy learning more about the fire through drawing, writing, and crafting in response to amazing images and documents from the museum’s collection. You can also choose the activities that are the best fit for your family and only print those. The estimated time for each More
We’re excited to welcome you back to the Chicago History Museum! Our top priority is the health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers, which is why we’re asking everyone over age two to wear a cloth face cover when inside the Museum. All Museum staff and volunteers will be wearing masks as well. More
Outside Fun! From running and biking along the lakefront to beach volleyball to sailing, we embrace the warm weather months and take advantage of Chicago’s beautiful public spaces. Have fun designing your own outdoor game course. Then go play!
Picture Perfect If you close your eyes and picture your perfect summer day, what would it include? Use your drawing and guessing skills to play a fun game of pictionary all about summer favorites from arts and crafts to zoos.