The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Price — $0.00 – $20.00

Explore all things art, architecture, and design at the Driehaus Museum! The restored Nickerson Mansion has been turned into an immersive experience with its permanent collection and temporary exhibits.


The Driehaus Museum will reopen on Saturday, March 6 at 10 a.m. Click here to stay updated on the reopening of the museum and view virtual programs.


Friday Private Guide-Led Tours

A guided tour is the best way to experience the Driehaus Museum, especially for first-time visitors. Tours include discussion of the history and architecture of the building, the Museum’s collections, and highlights of the current exhibitions. 

Guided tours are currently offered through private reservations on Fridays, every 45 minutes from 11 AM - 4 PM.

Guide-Led Tour for up to 6 People
Member-Hosted Tour - $80
General Public Tour - $150

Making Your Reservation Is Easy:
1. Let us know when you would like to visit and with how many people by filling out our reservation form. 

2. One of our Guest Services Coordinators will reach out to confirm your reservation within 24 hours.

Your Guided Tour ticket includes general admission. The tour is approximately one hour long.

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Voted as one of the top five attractions in Illinois on USA Today’s 10Best.com. Immerse yourself in the Gilded Age splendor of the Driehaus Museum, just steps away from The Magnificent Mile.  

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum explores the art, architecture, and design of the late 19th century to the present. Its permanent collection and temporary exhibitions are presented in an immersive experience within the restored Nickerson Mansion, completed in 1883. Vibrant educational and cultural programs, as well as exhibitions, place the Gilded Age in context and illuminate the history, culture and urban fabric of Chicago.

Visit www.driehausmuseum.org for the latest news, programs, and events!

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Wednesday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Thursday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Friday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM


  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Private Parties
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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