The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

40 E. Erie St.
Chicago, IL 60611- Map It
Phone: (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 offers a fascinating view of one of the few remaining examples of the homes erected by the wealthy of America’s Gilded Age. The lavish interior is complemented by stunning examples of period furniture, decorative arts and special exhibitions. Guided and audio tours are available. Guided tours are available.
$20; $12.50 (ages 65+); $10 (ages 6-12 and students with ID). Guided tour or audio tour additional $5.
Station: Chicago
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 10-5. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.