Top February Programs for Kids!

December tricked Chicagoans into thinking we were safe for the rest of winter. Oh wait, that's right the blizzard has arrived. Once you dig yourself out of the snow what better way than to warm up at … [Read more...]

An American Story: Recollections of Charles Leale

Hersey Felder's An America Story is an oratorical masterpiece of a witness's first hand account of a national tragedy in a very conflicted era in America's history. Felder is best known for the … [Read more...]

The Museum of Broadcast Communications: Putting the Radio and TV back in the museum

Just last year the Museum of Broadcast Communications reopened its doors to the public in a downtown space near Google Inc. no less. The museum includes the Radio Hall of Fame and a chance to be an … [Read more...]

First Division Museum: Twenty Years Old and still cutting edge!

War: bombs, guns, shots, blood, helicopters, planes, and death all come to mind. Cantigny's First Division Museum presents the courageous, the gritty, and the abrasive events, people, and machines of … [Read more...]

Winter Vacation in Cincinnati

Cincinnati is a short five hour drive from Chicago and its museums are the sweet dessert to Chicago's meaty main course of ones such as the Field Museum, the Adler Planetarium, and the Museum of … [Read more...]

Free Chicago Museum February Days

It seems as winter has finally appeared in Chicago. February is always the coldest and snowiest month, but this year the great museums of Chicago have many discount and free days for Illinois … [Read more...]

History Classifieds: Ladies Maid and Butler at the Driehaus House

This past holiday season saw many new additions to programs at numerous museums and historical sites throughout Chicago. One of the more interactive and historically accurate  was the Help Wanted, a … [Read more...]

Naper Settlement’s Holiday Traditions

This Christmas, Naper Settlement's Holiday Traditions tea and tour of the Martin Mitchell Victorian Mansion is stemmed in glee and in mirth of the holiday season! The costumed interpreters were jovial … [Read more...]

Holiday Season 2012

Time to decorate the tree the with that shiny tinsel and holiday merry making! The Swedish American Museum's Brunk Children's Museum is one of the best decorated museums in Chicago.  The Christmas … [Read more...]

Shalom Chicago: New Exhibit at Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum's newest temporary exhibit: Shalom Chicago offers the visitor an intimate insight to some very personal histories of the Chicago Jewish community. The exhibit is currently … [Read more...]