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Pritzker Military Museum & Library


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104 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

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Pritzker Military Museum & Library


(??.? miles from you)

104 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
United States


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Why You Should Go...

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library aims to increase the public’s understanding of military history, military affairs, and national security by providing a forum for the study and exploration of our milit

With national and global reach, these spaces and events aim to share the stories of those who served and their contributions as citizen soldiers, helping citizens everywhere appreciate the relationship between the armed forces and the civilians whose freedoms they protect.

A non-governmental, non-partisan organization, the Museum & Library features diverse collections, scholarly initiatives, and public programs from its flagship center in downtown Chicago to its world-class research center and park currently under construction in Somers, Wisconsin.

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Why You Should Go...

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library aims to increase the public’s understanding of military history, military affairs, and national security by providing a forum for the study and exploration of our military - past, present, and future - with a specific focus on their stories, sacrifices, and values.

With national and global reach, these spaces and events aim to share the stories of those who served and their contributions as citizen soldiers, helping citizens everywhere appreciate the relationship between the armed forces and the civilians whose freedoms they protect.

A non-governmental, non-partisan organization, the Museum & Library features diverse collections, scholarly initiatives, and public programs from its flagship center in downtown Chicago to its world-class research center and park currently under construction in Somers, Wisconsin.

What You Should Know...

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 10:00 AM

12:00pm - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

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Admission is free for members and all visitors with active military ID, Chicago police and fire departments and children under 18. 

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The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is located at 104 S. Michigan Ave., across from Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago. There are nearby CTA subways and elevated lines, CTA bus lines (on Michigan Ave. and State St.), and Metra stations.

Members at the Member Plus level and above receive a $5 off validation for parking at Millennium Garages. The closest garages to the Museum & Library are the Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park North Garage, and Grant Park South Garage. Ask the Library Assistant on the main level for a validation.

It is recommended to book convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot, visit Pritzker Military Museum and Library SpotHero Parking Page to book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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Why You Should Go...

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library aims to increase the public’s understanding of military history, military affairs, and national security by providing a forum for the study and exploration of our military - past, present, and future - with a specific focus on their stories, sacrifices, and values.

With national and global reach, these spaces and events aim to share the stories of those who served and their contributions as citizen soldiers, helping citizens everywhere appreciate the relationship between the armed forces and the civilians whose freedoms they protect.

A non-governmental, non-partisan organization, the Museum & Library features diverse collections, scholarly initiatives, and public programs from its flagship center in downtown Chicago to its world-class research center and park currently under construction in Somers, Wisconsin.

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What You Should Know...

Hours: Closed Now. Opens 10:00 AM 12:00pm - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

Admission is free for members and all visitors with active military ID, Chicago police and fire departments and children under 18. 

Fun Facts

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is located at 104 S. Michigan Ave., across from Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago. There are nearby CTA subways and elevated lines, CTA bus lines (on Michigan Ave. and State St.), and Metra stations.

Members at the Member Plus level and above receive a $5 off validation for parking at Millennium Garages. The closest garages to the Museum & Library are the Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park North Garage, and Grant Park South Garage. Ask the Library Assistant on the main level for a validation.

It is recommended to book convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot, visit Pritzker Military Museum and Library SpotHero Parking Page to book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin & the Art of War

05/14/2021 - 05/31/2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Mauldin exhibit provides a retrospective on Bill Mauldin, who used his artistry and wit to comment on the world as he saw it, earning 2 Pulitzer Prizes in the process. As a soldier and nationally syndicated political cartoonist, he critiqued the policies and actions of our nation’s leaders about war, civil rights, and social justice.

The exhibit includes the largest collection of Bill Mauldin’s drawings and cartoons, plus his personal Pulitzer Prize awards and Purple Heart medal.

The Mauldin exhibit provides a retrospecti

The Mauldin exhibit provides a retrospective on Bill Mauldin, who used his artistry and wit to comment on the world as he saw it, earning 2 Pulitzer Prizes in the process. As a soldier and nationally syndicated political cartoonist, he critiqued the policies and actions of our nation’s leaders about war, civil rights, and social justice.

The exhibit includes the largest collection of Bill Mauldin’s drawings and cartoons, plus his personal Pulitzer Prize awards and Purple Heart medal.

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