Chicago History Minute

In January of 1982, Mayor Jane Byrne passes legislation freezing the exchange of any handguns in the city of Chicago from that date forward –the first city in American to do so.
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Educator Programs

Professional development programs provide rich and unique experiences with history.

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Exploring the City

Discover Chicago with Chicago History Museum tours.

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Family Events

Join us for family-friendly programming inspired by our city's history!

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Lectures & Seminars

Learn about and discuss our city's rich and riveting past.

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Member Events

Discover the special events we have planned for our members.

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Print Calendar

Download a copy of our print calendar.

> Fall 2014 Calendar (PDF)

> Winter 2014–2015 Calendar (PDF)

Special Events

Special daytime and evening events.

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Document Actions

Upcoming Events

Stop multitasking and get reading!

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Upcoming Events

Discover the storied history of Chicago’s LGBT communities.

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Upcoming Events

Discover how objects from the past bring narratives to life.

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Upcoming Events

Enjoy special events just for members of the Museum.

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