The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

40 E. Erie St.
Chicago, IL 60611- Map It
(312) 482-8933

AAA Editor Notes

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is at 40 E. Erie St. Housed in the palatial mansion of the original owner, banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson (1830-1914), the museum presents original wood walls, granite columns, ornate ceilings, stained glass windows, marble staircases and dramatic chandeliers, in addition to period furnishings, a sculpture gallery and special exhibitions. An audio tour is available. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$20; $12.50 (ages 65+); $10 (ages 6-12 and students with ID). Guided tour or audio tour additional $5.
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 10-5. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas.