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Bike Tours

Bike Tours

Tours are on select Sundays.

Participants must be able to maintain a 12 to 14 mph pace. Bring your own bike and helmet! Helmets are mandatory, no exceptions.

The Wicker Park Pedal

Sunday, September 21, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Pedal past bustling restaurants and trendy boutiques as we delve into the evolution of Wicker Park. Previously home to beer barons, a thriving Polish community, and artists, the neighborhood has hosted scenes that inspired the moniker "City on the Make."

Tour includes 15 miles of biking. Meet at the Polonia Triangle, at the intersection of Division, Ashland, and Milwaukee.

Cost: $25, $20 members

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Chicago in Revolt

Sunday, September 28, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Tour the sites of Chicago’s best-known demonstrations from the Haymarket Affair of 1886 to the 1968 Democratic National Convention to the more recent Occupy Wall Street movement.

Tour includes 10-15 miles of biking. Meet downtown at the intersection of Adams and LaSalle Streets. This tour ends at the Haymarket Memorial (175 N. Desplaines St.) with an optional Q&A with your guides at the Haymarket Brewery on Halsted and Randolph.

Cost: $25, $20 members. Price does not include food and beverages.

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Ride Like the Devil

Sunday, October 19, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Cycle your way back to 1893 with Greg Borzo, author of Where to Bike Chicago. Pedal past sites related to the World’s Columbian Exposition and learn about its lasting impact on Chicago.

Tour includes 20-25 miles of biking. It meets and ends downtown at the southwest corner of Adams and LaSalle Streets.

Cost: $25, $20 members

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Refund Policy:

Refunds for a tour will be given in the form of tour credit which can be applied to another tour. Credit will be given with a minimum of two weeks notice prior to the day of the tour. No exceptions.

Weather Hotline:
The Museum maintains a Weather Hotline to provide updates about weather-related delays or cancellation. If you think your program or tour may be affected by inclement weather, please call 312-799-2002 for the most current information about your tour.

Sign Language Interpretation:
The Chicago History Museum is happy to offer sign language interpretation at any of its public programs. Please contact the Public Programs Manager, at least 48 hours prior to the day of the event in order to accommodate this request 312-642-4600

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