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History Happy Hour

Thursday, October 28

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 newest exhibition, City on Fire: Chicago 1871.

This Great Chicago Fire-themed History Happy Hour features smoldering activations and fiery conversations about The Great Chicago Fire and the resiliency of Chicagoans to recover and rebuild.

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 and food available for purchase 

$20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 members in advance, $20 members at the door. 

Although the city of Chicago is in Phase 5 of its reopening plan, CHM requires all visitors over age 2 and staff to wear a mask while inside the Museum or participating in a group tour. As vaccinations continue, we will evaluate and update policies. Learn more about the Museum’s safety policies and procedures.

View of the 1871 Chicago Fire at night under full moon. Lithograph by F. Sala & Co., c. 1871. CHM, ICHi-063773
Front view of a Chicago Fire Department fire marshall helmet used during the Chicago Fire of 1871. CHM, ICHi-064110
"Memories of the Chicago Fire of 1871" by Julia Lemos, 1912. CHM, ICHi-062293
Broadside regarding aid after the Great Chicago Fire, 1871. CHM, ICHi-020590
Harriet Jessie Peabody's doll, "Bessie," saved in the Great Fire, 1871. CHM, ICHi-064649
   

The Details

Thursday

October

28 th

6:00–9:00 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum 

1601 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60614

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