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Chicago History Museum

W LaSalle Dr. and N Stockton Dr., Chicago

Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

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Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWI

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Joycetop reviewer
73 ratings42 reviews
March 9, 2020
Nice exhibit
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Adrianatop reviewer
13 ratings8 reviews
February 22, 2020
The Chicago History Museum offers a great interactive history lesson for anyone new to Chicago and those who call it home.
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Barbaratop reviewer
54 ratings34 reviews
December 29, 2019
A gem of a museum. Plus the cafe was adorable and affordable.
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Arneltop reviewer
13 ratings11 reviews
December 19, 2019
Very nice museum, well laid out and many interesting displays.
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Jennifertop reviewer helpful reviewer
15 ratings16 reviews
July 22, 2019
Good exhibits. A bit too dark in many places and that made it difficult to see.
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Dorientop reviewer helpful reviewer
59 ratings31 reviews
May 19, 2019
Fascinating museum. Loved the clothes of the 30's.
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Corneliatop reviewer
37 ratings16 reviews
May 4, 2018
We had a lot of fun, and learned a lot about our city! If you go, make sure you take a turn lying in the giant Chicago-style hot dog. It is a feature that should not be missed.
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Nancytop reviewer
19 ratings10 reviews
July 12, 2017
Absolutely the best exhibits, information-- a real treasure.
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About This Deal

History tends to repeat itself, which means there’s a good chance that Napoleon will rise from his grave to criticize the shortcomings of NBA players. Admire what history has taught us thus far with today’s voucher.

Choose from Three Options

  • $8 for admission for one (a $16 value)
  • $16 for admission for two (a $32 value)
  • $32 for admission for four (a $64 value)

Located at the intersection of Clark Street & North Avenue in Lincoln Park, the Chicago History Museum has an impressive 22 million-piece collection of historical artifacts, documents, and photographs, as well as a world-renowned costume collection.

Admission includes access to all exhibitions in the Museum, including audio tours, and The Secret Lives of Objects, a special exhibition that features over 40 objects and artifacts that have emerged from the museum’s protected vaults, and offer hints of their mysterious pasts: they may be as decadent as diamonds, as revealing as crime evidence, or as perplexing as outdated modes of transportation.

The Kid’s Gallery exhibition, Sensing Chicago, enables young visitors to explore Chicago’s history through their five senses. The Museum’s newest exhibition, Lincoln’s Undying Words explores the powerful story of Abraham Lincoln’s transformation through five key speeches made between 1858 and 1865. Rare treasures, including Lincoln’s family carriage and the bed in which he died, are on display supplemented by an audio program of selected excerpts from the speeches.

Student and senior discounted tickets are available but this voucher still offers the best deal available. Children 12 and under are free.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. If not redeemed by expiration date, the amount paid for this voucher is only valid toward the purchase of admission tickets or museum membership. Voucher is not valid for group sales/tours. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Chicago History Museum

Founded in 1856, the Chicago History Museum upholds its legacy as one of the city's oldest cultural institutions with more than 22 million artifacts blown in from the city's storied past. The museum boasts several galleries and interactive exhibits where visitors of all ages discover the fascinating history of a city that grew from a barren 19th-century trading outpost to a bustling, youthful city that hosted the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Read on for more info about current exhibits:

  • Sensing Chicago: Guests of all ages use their five senses to explore Chicago culture, past and present. At various interactive stations, visitors hear the cracklings of the Great Chicago Fire, smell the Union Stock Yard, and pose inside a giant Chicago-style hot dog.
  • Other permanent exhibits: At the museum's permanent exhibits, visitors experience Chicago and its incredible history. They climb aboard the city's original L car, explore a re-created jazz club, and admire the sophisticated fashions in a Marshall Field's window display.
  • Remembering Dr. King invites visitors to walk through a gallery of over 25 photographs depicting key moments in Dr. King’s work and the Civil Rights movement, with a special focus on his time in Chicago. This exhibit tells the stories of race from biological, cultural, and historical points of view to offer an unprecedented look at race and racism in the United States.
  • Modern by Design_ boasts nearly 300 objects, photographs, and printed materials dating from the 1930's to the 1950's, and showcases Chicago's role in shaping modern graphic, interior, and industrial design.