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Portrait Current Exhibitions

Gilded Age at the Driehaus

September 8 - January 6

This fall the Driehaus Museum presents three exhibitions focusing on portraits from the Gilded Age and late 19th-century Chicago.

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Murder Myster Upcoming Program

8th Annual Murder Mystery: Oscar Madness

October 19, 20, 26, & 27

This year’s Murder Mystery celebrates the Oscars’ 90th year with a tribute to silent films and the first celebration of excellence in moving pictures!

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Falino Lecture Upcoming Program

Gilded Chicago: Portraits of a Proud Era

Thursday, October 18

Jeannine Falino will discuss the ascent of the City’s emerging industrialists and the solidification of their new wealth through the purchase of homes, furnishings, and portraits.

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Sappho Bronze

Object of the Month

This Neoclassical bronze sculpture of the archaic Greek poet Sappho, on display in the Smoking Room, is by the French artist James Pradier (1790-1852). 

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Become A Member

Engage with a community of like-minded enthusiasts about the Gilded Age, historic preservation, extraordinary craftsmanship, and good times!

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museum store

Visit Our New Online Store

Peruse a curated assortment of gifts that reflect the art, architecture and social mores of the period known as the Gilded Age.  

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The best way to be in the know about upcoming programs, exhibitions, and events at the Driehaus Museum is to sign up for our e-newsletter.

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Visitor Entrance

40 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611


Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Guided Tours

Daily, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,
1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.


Adults - $20
Seniors (65+) - $15
Students (with I.D.) - $10
Educators (with I.D.) - $10
Children 12 and under - Free
Active military personnel - Free
Museum Members - Free