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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 - $12 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, $15 for 12 hours, or $31 for 24 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.

The Museum will be closed on August 15th and 16th for the 2015 Air and Water Show. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.