Members’ Bus Tour
MEMBERS - LOGIN AT UPPER RIGHT BEFORE SELECTING TICKETS. Join Peter T. Alter, CHM chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center of Oral History, for a members-only tour of American Medina, then travel by bus to the Sabeel Center in Des Plaines, Illinois, for a tour of America-to-Zanzibar: Exhibit of Muslim Cultures with its director, K. Rizwan Kadir. Discover why Chicago is often referred to as the American Medina and see how Muslim culture is experienced around the world, including in the US. Tour includes admission to both exhibitions and transportation to and from the Sabeel Center, where a light lunch will be served. If you have any food allergies, please email [email protected] or call 312-799-2113. Meet at the Chicago History Museum.
When & Where
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 two complimentary drinks, and Museum admission.
Old Town is home to some of the city’s most storied watering holes, such as Marge’s Still and Corcoran’s Grill & Pub. Join CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones as he leads this walking tour of the neighborhood’s oldest taverns and bars. Participants must be 21+ and able to walk 1 mile total. Beverages are not included. Meet at the Chicago History Museum.
MEMBERS - LOGIN AT UPPER RIGHT BEFORE SELECTING TICKETS. Members get priority access to our new exhibition featuring oral histories collected from Chicago’s Muslim community. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity!
*Please select the date you would like to attend and disregard the time listed. Your reservation will be honored at any time during the Museum’s opening hours of the date you select, Saturday: 9:30am-4:30pm and Sunday: 12:00-5:00pm.