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October 2019

Glessner House Architecture Tour

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
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$20 – $25

These exclusive tours explore the significant architecture of Glessner House. Controversial at the time of its completion in 1887, it foreshadowed the development of modern residential architecture, and architect H. H. Richardson had a profound impact on architects to follow, including Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. This special two-hour tour will focus on the architecture from basement to attic.…

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Performance – 33rd Annual Edgar Allan Poe Readings (2 seatings; 1st at 5pm and 2nd at 8pm)

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm CDT
Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
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Squirm in your seats as actors from Lifeline Theatre present staged readings of Poe's terrifying stories and poetry. A Glessner House tradition for three decades and an evening not to be missed. Two seatings at 5:00 and 8:00pm. Don't wait, tickets sell out fast!

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PDNA 2019 South Loop Children’s Halloween Party Hosted by Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
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$07 – $8030816

Bring your little goblins in costume, to PDNA's annual, not-so-scary Halloween party at the Glessner House Museum. Our little guests will enjoy games, prizes, balloons, pumpkin decorating, mask making, candy, snacks, refreshments, music and more! This event is RAIN OR SHINE and sells out every year, so don't delay... buy your tickets now!

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Lecture Haunted Hearts and Household Ghosts: Dead but Not Departed in Victoria’s Britain

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
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When Queen Victoria’s beloved husband Prince Albert died in 1861, she swathed herself in black and mourned his loss for the rest of her life. On the night before Halloween, come explore Victorian-style mourning in a light-hearted look at the rituals and relics - from graveyard gatherings and seances to posthumous portraits, hair jewelry, and spirit photography - that gave…

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November 2019

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Architecture Tour

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
$20 – $25

These exclusive tours explore the significant architecture of Glessner House. Controversial at the time of its completion in 1887, it foreshadowed the development of modern residential architecture, and architect H. H. Richardson had a profound impact on architects to follow, including Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. This special two-hour tour will focus on the architecture from basement to attic.…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

December 2019

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

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Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Party

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
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$8.00 – $10.00

Be Your Own Architect! Come create a holiday masterpiece at Glessner House’s fourth annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party! Create your own mini gingerbread house to take home. All supplies are included. We’ll have lots of helpers, so no previous decorating experience is necessary. We’re offering two event times, 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30pm. Select time at checkout. This event is recommended for…

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Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Free Tours on Wednesdays

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
Free

Glessner House offers guided tours of the fully restored building, a National Historic Landmark. Tours are led by trained docents and last approximately 75 minutes. Self-guided tours are not available. All tours begin at the Visitors Center located inside the main Prairie Avenue entrance. SPECIAL EXHIBIT In recognition of Hamilton: The Exhibition, currently open on nearby Northerly Island, we have…

Find out more »

Glessner House Architecture Tour

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, 60616
+ Google Map
$20 – $25

These exclusive tours explore the significant architecture of Glessner House. Controversial at the time of its completion in 1887, it foreshadowed the development of modern residential architecture, and architect H. H. Richardson had a profound impact on architects to follow, including Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. This special two-hour tour will focus on the architecture from basement to attic.…

Find out more »
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