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Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is located at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street on floors two through four of the historic Monroe Building in Chicago's Loop. Situated across the street from Millennium Park (home to Cloud Gate...more
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Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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104 S Michigan Ave, Second Floor - Public Entrance, Chicago, IL 60603-5902
Downtown / The Loop
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My family loved our stop here. The $5 admission fee is very reasonable. Kids are free. The building is beautiful and the staff very helpful.
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It has been said, by some reviewers, that the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago is more library than museum. And that might be true. But there is such a treasure trove of rare and interesting books, including a sizable collection relating to Winston Churchill, that
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This may be a library but if you are there for a museum aspect, skip it. We have been to many small military museums with much more to offer. Not even a veterans discount. The external building is gorgeous but you don't have to go up to the museum to enjoy that part.
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We went on Memorial Day when they have free entry. We were glad it was free b/c while we certainly appreciated what they are trying to do in the beautiful old building, honestly, there wasn’t all that much to see. What there was was well done and Interesting. We went during a
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We came to see and view World War 11 memorabilia with a WW 11 Naval Officer and were disappointed that it was mostly a WW 1 exhibit. But we really enjoyed it anyway.
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