Chicago History Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The museum in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood is filled with compelling exhibits about the city's history and it's free for ALL kids 12 and under and free for Illinois residents 18 and younger....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon,: Wed-Sat; 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 9:30am-9pm
  • Sun: Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $19; Senior (65+) $17; Student (19-22) $17; Child (18 and under) Free

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "The Chicago History Museum is easy to navigate and the location, adjacent to Lincoln Park, is perfect for pre or post museum fun."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Get an overview of the city's past, including the stories behind its famous events, characters, 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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