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Private Events

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Portrait Upcoming 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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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 Festivities

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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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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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


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