This dynamic film transports visitors through major events in Chicago’s history. Feel the intensity of the Great Chicago Fire and splendor of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Explore the sights of bustling Maxwell Street in the 1950s and peer down from an I-beam of the Sears Tower in the 1970s. Relive Chicago sports victories and cheer on President Obama during his Grant Park victory speech.

Running time: 27 minutes.

Screening Times*

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30 p.m.

*Modified screening times on:

  • Tuesday, August 6–Sunday, August 11 – No 2:30 p.m. screenings due to FREE viewings of Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan at 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 20 – No screenings due to Museum closure for private event.

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