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From fashion to photography, this museum’s refined 600-object collection explores both Chicagoan and American history. Multiple exhibitions (don’t miss the dioramas) shed light on Chicago's rise from a desolate frontier outpost to a thriving metropolis. Check out the Abraham Lincoln Alcoves that highlight the sixteenth president's election, leadership, and untimely assassination.

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Chicago History Musem

From fashion to photography, this museum’s refined 600-object collection explores both Chicagoan and American history. Multiple exhibitions (don’t miss the dioramas) shed light on Chicago's rise from a desolate frontier outpost to a thriving metropolis. Check out the Abraham Lincoln Alcoves that highlight the sixteenth president's election, leadership, and untimely assassination.