Gallery Stained Glass

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The Art of Seating

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design Now Open

Guided Tours

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Private Events

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The Art of Seating Current Exhibition

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Through August 12, 2018

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design features 37 exceptional examples of American chairs created between 1810 and 2010.

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Summer Tours Tours

Historical Summer Tours

July - September

Explore a different side of Chicago history with our three summer tours: Help Wanted: The Summer Servants Tour, Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour, and Saints & Sinners: Chicago's Legacy of Virtue and Vice.

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Tenth Anniversary Gala Festivites

Join Us for Our Tenth Anniversary Gala

Thursday, September 13

Proceeds from the gala will support the Museum’s exhibitions, educational and cultural programming, as well as the ongoing care of the historic Nickerson Mansion.

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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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membership

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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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E-Newsletter

E-Newsletter Sign-Up

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

Hours

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.

Admission

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