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History Happy Hour

Raise a glass to history!

Tuesday, February 26

Sick of the same old after-work grind? Grab your friends and head on over for History Happy Hour! This series features two drinks on us, and activities highlighting our collection and exhibitions.

This Chicago Birthday themed History Happy Hour welcomes activations that explore Chicago’s history. Join us, raise a glass, and learn more about this city you love!

Must be 21+ to purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour. Ticket includes two complimentary drinks, and Museum admission

*Cash bar available

Specialty Drink:

  • Chicago Legend Margarita-History is decided by the legends who blaze the path. The only way to toast a legendary city like Chicago is with the legendary Tequila Herradura.

Live Music: 


  • Learn about the stars on the Chicago Flag with pop up activations and touchable artifacts in our Cross Roads exhibition.
  • See items commemorating past Chicago birthdays, discover accounts of early days in Chicago and and learn about the first charter forming the city. Explore this rarely seen collections material with Research Center staff.

The Details



26 th

6:00–9:00 p.m.



$ 15

$10 Members

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

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