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Chicago History Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Family-Friendly Museums: A special audio tour written specifically for teens is available at this museum in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, which is filled with interesting information and exhibits about the city's...  Read More
Museums: The Chicago History Museum is dedicated to collecting information about, and preserving the heritage of, the city's past. It also focuses on select areas of American history and features permanent and...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Museum & Bookstore: Mon-Sat 9:30am-4:30pm; Sun Noon-5pm
  • Cafe: Mon-Sat 9:30am-3pm; Sun Noon-4pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $14; Senior (65+) $12; Student (13-22) $12; Child (12 and under) Free;

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "You'll find answers to questions like, "Why is Chicago called the Windy City? Hint: it has nothing to do with the weather."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: It's a great place for visitors to get an overview of the city's past, including the stories behind its famous events, buildings and institutions.

  • Museums: "Public parking is available one block away for a lower fee with museum entry. Check website for location and details."
  • Best for Museums Because: Why is Chicago called "The Windy City?" You'll learn to the answer to this question and more at the Chicago History Museum.

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