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Free Event | Lecture

Lecture | Finding Purpose Through Intersectional Student Activism

Sat. June 8, 1:30 PM

Join us as Pemon Rami, a Chicago native and Black culture advocate, shares about his decades-long and multifaceted activism for Black lives. During this engaging and informative talk, hear about

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Photo of Pemon Rami speaking while students stage funeral procession to Board of Education

Event Series NASCAR

NASCAR Chicago Street Race Pop-Up

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The NASCAR Chicago Street Race and the Chicago History Museum have teamed up for a limited time pop-up experience showcasing the history of racing in Chicago and highlighting last year’s inaugural 2023 Chicago Street Race located in the entry hall of the Museum.

Walking Tour | Hyde Park Murals

Pepperland Apartment building 1509–1517 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL

Join artist and educator Juarez Hawkins for a lively historical tour of the murals along the Metra underpasses linking Hyde Park Boulevard and Cornell Avenue in Hyde Park, one of the city’s most engaging neighborhoods.

Walking Tour | Sheffield Stroll

Fullerton Red/Brown Line L stop 943 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL

Join CHM History Buff volunteer guide Dave Gudewicz to explore the history of the Sheffield/DePaul neighborhood.

Historical Alliance | Paper Conservation Lab Tour

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

Historical Alliance donors are invited to tour our Paper Conservation Lab with CHM conservator for paper and photographs Liz Sorokin!

Summer Screenings | Klondike

The Chicago History Museum is excited to be a host again for Summer Screenings, Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series!

Walking Tour | Paseo Boricua & Humboldt Park

Ciclo Urbano 2459 W. Division St., Chicago, IL

Join professional guide and local resident Eduardo Arocho on a walk through Humboldt Park. Located on Chicago’s Northwest Side, the Division Street area (a.k.a. Paseo Boricua), with its stores and restaurants, is home to Chicago’s Puerto Rican community.

Walking Tour | Pilsen Murals

National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago, IL

Experience the grandness of Pilsen’s murals with poet and multidisciplinary artist Luis Tubens. The public art on railroad viaducts, buildings, and doors shows an evolution of the community’s Mexican identity, heritage, and activism.

Walking Tour | Hyde Park Murals

Pepperland Apartment building 1509–1517 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL

Join artist and educator Juarez Hawkins for a lively historical tour of the murals along the Metra underpasses linking Hyde Park Boulevard and Cornell Avenue in Hyde Park, one of the city’s most engaging neighborhoods.

Summer Screenings | All of a Sudden

Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL

The Chicago History Museum is excited to be a host again for Summer Screenings, Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series!

Walking Tour | Bronzeville

SE corner of 35th Street and Martin Luther King Drive Chicago, IL

Author and historian Bernard Turner leads this walking tour that highlights Chicago’s most influential African Americans and their contributions to the city.

Experience History Together

Experience History Together

Adult Group Tours

Stories are always better when shared! Whether you are a professional tour operator, group planner, or you simply have a lot of friends and family, we have an experience for you. Customized itineraries, Museum tours, and city tours are just some of the ways in which we can specialize your group’s visit.

History Happy Hour 2/26/2019

Create Historic Moments

Create Historic Moments

Host an Event

Sip cocktails next to one of Chicago’s first “L” cars. Dance the night away against a backdrop of Lincoln Park’s lush gardens. Celebrate your life-changing moments in a place dedicated to embracing memories.

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