Chicago History Minute

On July 24, 1915, the Eastland, a steamer loaded with Western Electric employees, capsized into the Chicago River, killing 844 people –the worst loss of life in the city's history.
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Educator Programs

Professional development programs provide rich and unique experiences with history.

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Exploring the City

Discover Chicago with Chicago History Museum tours.

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Family Events

Join us for family-friendly programming inspired by our city's history!

> Family Events

Lectures & Seminars

Learn about and discuss our city's rich and riveting past.

> Lectures & Seminars

Member Events

Discover the special events we have planned for our members.

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Print Calendar

Download a copy of our print calendar.

> Summer 2014 Calendar (PDF)

Special Events

Special daytime and evening events.

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Upcoming Events

In the Garden of Beerdom
Sunday, July 27

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Free movies on our Uihlein Plaza this summer!

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Explore the architecture of one of America’s last grand railway stations.

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Visit us in the activity zone at the Family Fun Tent in Millennium Park.

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