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Jane Addams' Hull-House Museum

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Definitely worth a stop

Like many Americans, I remember briefly studying about Jane Addams and Hull House in school. Seeing... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
phvi2617
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Anaheim, California
Interesting museum

Visiting this small museum brought forward the importance of Chicago as a place where social... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
KeldCNielsen
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Atlanta, Georgia
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This museum honors Jane Addams, the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her social work with immigrants and affecting national public policy. Explore the National Historic Landmark settlement house including the residents' dining...more
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800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607-4497
University Village / Little Italy
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Like many Americans, I remember briefly studying about Jane Addams and Hull House in school. Seeing the various artifacts and exhibits in this small museum really brought her inspiring story to life. Both the historical significance and architecture are quite stunning. Unfortunately there are only...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Visiting this small museum brought forward the importance of Chicago as a place where social injustice was fought and the lives of many immigrants were changed to the better. Immigrants that have made a difference in our country. The museum is rather small but worth...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I have a vague recollection of learning about Jane Addams and Hull House in middle and high school Social Studies but the Hull House Museum fills in all of the neglected and important details- her socialist leanings, her focus on fighting poverty via systemic change...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I love Jane Addams, and as a social worker I may be biased. I absolutely love this museum. Great place to take a group. Excellent source of the history of Chicago and the United States.

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Herein lies the literal historical seeds of many a great modern American movement from those that lived in the house or engaged in activities or visited from afar. There are moments somber and inspirational represented here, and alluded to at other great Chicago institutions such...More

Thank Beryl L
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Incredibly my Lonely Planet guide has not a single mention of Jane Addams or this museum. I only discovered it through an internet search after seeing murals about her at the Hyde Park Metra station. In keeping with the ideals of the founders, there's no...More

Thank WatfordSimon
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to Hull House. I knew only a little of the story, and liked the facility and history a good deal. The recommended donation for entry is $5. The dining hall is adjacent and included, but doesn't currently offer much.

Thank ace4444
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Having visited Chicago many times, my wife suggested that I visit the Hull-House Museum as a historic site I had not yet seen. I knew a little about Jane Addams' story from American History class in high school but little else. Relatively little of the...More

1  Thank Ken F
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Visited this museum on a school trip. A tour of the museum can easily be done in around an hour. For anyone interesed in social work, this is a very fascinating museum! It is also conveniently located on the UIC campus and quite close to...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I discovered this museum at a conference in London many years ago; I am a museum professional and would not otherwise have heard of this place. After 8 years I finally visited and all I can say is: Go: it is so easy to get...More

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