The Art of Seating

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Gallery Stained Glass

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Guided Tours

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The Art of Seating Upcoming Exhibition

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

February 10, 2018 – 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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HatMaking Family Day

Family Day! - Create a Spring Hat! (Rescheduled)

TBD 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Get crafty and we’ll clean up the mess! Let the professionals from Burning Bush Millinery help you make a bonnet or baseball cap just in time for the holidays!

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Musical Chairs Concert

Musical Chairs: A Concert and Discussion on The Art of Seating

Monday, April 9 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Hear music inspired by furniture and chairs interspersed with commentary about The Art of Seating exhibition.

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Grand Piano

Object of the Month

This grand piano made of satinwood veneer and Macassar ebony today is featured in the Drawing Room and was designed by Chickering & Sons.

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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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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
Children 12 and under - Free
Active military personnel - Free