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INFO The Chicago History Museum is located in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, at the southern end of Lincoln Park. It is the city’s oldest cultural institution, and tells the story of Chicago through its museum space, publications... ... read more

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Chicago History Museum Information

The Chicago History Museum is located in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, at the southern end of Lincoln Park. It is the city’s oldest cultural institution, and tells the story of Chicago through its museum space, publications, and events.

Founded in 1856, the Chicago History Museum was originally located downtown at the corner of Dearborn and Ontario Streets. Destroyed in 1871 by the Great Fire, and again later by a second fire, the museum relocated to its current location in Lincoln Park in 1932.

The Chicago History Museum is home to historical artifacts and documents detailing the history of the country’s great Midwest city. Events at the Chicago History Museum include a monthly documentary series, family events on second Saturdays, historical bar tours, lectures, historical films, and other special events that appeal to young and old alike.

Holidays events at the Chicago History Museum include special celebrations like for Independence Day and Haunted Halloween tours. By incorporating a fun element into the city’s rich and extensive history, the Chicago History Museum brings history to the masses in an accessible and unique way.

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