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Core membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited Museum admission
  • Invitations to annual members events
  • Invitations to members-only previews of new exhibitions
  • Access to members-only parking
  • Discounts on all Museum tours, programs, events, and Chicago Line Cruises history tours
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store, North & Clark Café, and PhotoStore
  • Member e-newsletter and quarterly calendar
  • Access to members lounge at select events


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  • Priority registration for select programs and events

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Upcoming Member Events

Chicago History on Stage: A Wonder in My Soul

02/04 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate African American History Month by experiencing Victory Gardens Theater's latest production, A Wonder in My Soul. More

Members’ Film Series | Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II

02/09 5:00 p.m. Exhibition Open 6:00 p.m. Screening

In Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II (2012), discover the story about the Greatest Generation that you haven't heard. More

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