Open today 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Included with General Admission

Adults

$16.00

Seniors

$14.00

(Ages 65+)

Students

$14.00

(13-22 with ID)

Children

FREE

(Free for ages 12 and younger)

It pays to be a member. Admission is free for members of the Chicago History Museum, DuSable Museum, National Museum of Mexican Art, and National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture.

Illinois Resident Discount Days
The Museum is free to Illinois residents every Tuesday from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Commemorative Days: January 16, February 20, March 4, and July 4.

Museums for All. The Chicago History Museum is pleased to offer a discounted admission fee of $3 to individuals and families presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a valid form of photo ID. A maximum of four adults is allowed per EBT card.

Prices subject to change.

  • Address

  • Chicago History Museum
    1601 N. Clark Street
    Chicago, IL 60614

  • Phone: (312) 642-4600
  • Museum Hours

  • Monday
  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday
  • 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday - Saturday
  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sunday
  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Holiday Museum Hours

  • January 18
  • Closed
  • Research Center Hours

  • Tuesday - Friday
  • 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Cafe Hours

  • Monday - Saturday
  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Museum Map

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Getting Here

From the North

Take the Kennedy (1-90/94) to the North Avenue exit. Travel east on North Avenue two miles to Clark Street.

From the West

Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the Kennedy (I-90/94). Take the Kennedy to the North Avenue exit. Travel east on North Avenue two miles to Clark Street.

From the South

Take I-90/94W to the North Avenue exit. Go east on North Avenue to Clark Street. Alternatively, take the 1-90/94 W to 1-55N, and follow I-55N to Lake Shore Drive. Continue north to the North Avenue exit. Then go west two blocks to Clark Street.

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Transit

CTA

The Museum is easy to reach via public transportation. CTA buses 22, 36, 72, 73, 151, and 156 stop nearby. The Brown Line Sedgwick station and Red Line Clark/Division station are approximately one half-mile from the Museum.

For more information, visit transitchicago.com.

Parking

Parking

Public parking is conveniently located one block north of the Museum at Clark and LaSalle Streets; enter on Stockton Drive.

Cost: $9 with Museum validation. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards are accepted. Specially located spots are reserved for persons using mobility devices.

Call 312-642-4600 for more information.

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