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Tuesday, June 26 the Museum will close to the public at 4:30 p.m. due to a special event. More

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History Highlights Gallery Tour

Chicago: The City That Works, The City That Plays The city that works hard also knows how to play hard. On this 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America with volunteer gallery interpreter Richard Johnson, hear about Chicago’s once-flourishing industries—such as meatpacking, beer brewing, and furniture making—as well as its storied sports More

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Rosehill Cemetery West

Explore the west side of Rosehill, home to the first communal mausoleum in the region—a building that houses dozens of beautiful art glass windows. *Tour runs aproximately 2 hours.

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest

                    Chicago Hot Dog Fest hits the core of our food-loving city’s love affair with the ubiquitous, multifaceted, encased meat—the hot dog. Held just steps from, and benefiting, the Chicago History Museum, it has all the ingredients of an exceptional summer event. Save the date August More

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest

                    Chicago Hot Dog Fest hits the core of our food-loving city’s love affair with the ubiquitous, multifaceted, encased meat—the hot dog. Held just steps from, and benefiting, the Chicago History Museum, it has all the ingredients of an exceptional summer event. Save the date August More

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest

                    Chicago Hot Dog Fest hits the core of our food-loving city’s love affair with the ubiquitous, multifaceted, encased meat—the hot dog. Held just steps from, and benefiting, the Chicago History Museum, it has all the ingredients of an exceptional summer event. Save the date August More

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History Highlights Gallery Tour

Where’s the Beef? From the Civil War until the 1920s, Chicago was the country’s largest meatpacking center and the acknowledged headquarters of the industry. Get to know the “Hog Butcher for the World” with volunteer gallery interpreter Mike Johnson on this 30-minute tour of our permanent exhibition Chicago: Crossroads of America. FREE with admission; no More

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