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On April 20, 1839, the Chicago area's oldest newspaper, the Juliet Courier debuted. The Courier would later be renamed the Herald News.
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Member Events

Enjoy special events just for members of the Chicago History Museum.

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Contact Natalie Conti, Member Services Coordinator, at 312-799-2272.

Members' Double Discount Weeks

Museum StoreMuseum Store

Thursday, May 1–Wednesday, May 7

Take advantage of the savings and indulge in that item you’ve had your eye on. Members save 20% on all purchases in the store and online.

North & Clark Café

Thursday, May 8–Wednesday, May 14

Stay for lunch, sip an Intelligentsia coffee, and enjoy this special 20% member discount.

Members' Open House

memberopenhouseSaturday, May 10, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

At this annual favorite, members get a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of 1601 North Clark Street. From conservation to artifact storage, see how the Museum cares for its collection. This year, we welcome guest Pablo Delano, photographer and son of Railroader’s Jack Delano, who will provide insights on our newest exhibition.

Cost: Free but advance reservations requested.

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