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Directions and Parking

Directions via public transportation

The Museum is easily accessible by bus or train.

For train and bus schedules call the RTA/CTA at 312-836-7000.

Directions by car

Going NORTH on Lake Shore Drive:

Going SOUTH on Lake Shore Drive:

From the Kennedy Expressway:

From the Dan Ryan:

Parking

Ample discounted parking is available in 3 locations within a few minutes’ walk of the Museum at a cost of $9 for up to 4 hours.
Retrieve a discounted validation voucher/stamp at the Museum box office to present to the parking attendant upon exiting the lot/ramp.

Parking options:

Standard Parking Lot - Behind the Chicago History Museum located on Clark and LaSalle Streets, Chicago, IL 60614; entrance on Stockton Drive - $9 for up to 8 hours with Museum validation

Standard Parking Lot - in condominium building at 1445 N. State Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610; entrance on Burton Place - $11 for up to 4 hours with Museum validation

Standard Parking Lot - in condominium building at 1350 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60610; entrance on E. Banks Street - $9 for up to 4 hours with Museum validation

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ADDRESS
1524 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60610 USA
312.642.6502
fax 312.642.9516
info@imss.org

HOURS

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 am to 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
Friday: 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Last admission will be taken one hour before the closing time.