General admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesday evenings; purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour to enhance your experience.
Join us, raise a glass, and learn more about this city you love!
Must be 21+ to purchase a ticket to History Happy Hour. Ticket includes craft beer tasting, tours, and museum admission.
Join us for this annual favorite! This is your chance to explore our outstanding collection with those who spend time researching it and caring for it daily. Connect with curators, collection managers, historians, and other Museum staff to learn what goes on behind the scenes. With millions of artifacts in our care, you never know what you will find! The evening includes light refreshments and live music. This event is free for CHM members with advanced registration up to the quantity admitted under your membership.