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National Hellenic Museum

333 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5415
+1 312-655-1234
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Displaying & Celebrating The Greek American Culture !

The National Hellenic Museum is the second oldest American institution displaying & celebrating the... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
Arun_Kalley
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Nagpur District, India
Small but with a great rooftop and view of Chicago downtown

I came here to join a workshop organized by organization I belong to. We had our meeting at the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
Anna G
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Chicago
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The National Hellenic Museum is the premier institution for sharing the Greek story; a story that laid the foundation for Western civilization, contributed to the building of America, and continues to innovate today.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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333 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5415
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

The National Hellenic Museum is the second oldest American institution displaying & celebrating the cultural contributions of Greeks and Greek-Americans. Earlier known as the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, the National Hellenic Museum is located in Chicago’s Greek town, on Halsted Street. The National Hellenic...More

Thank Arun_Kalley
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I came here to join a workshop organized by organization I belong to. We had our meeting at the ground floor where is the lobby and a small gift shop. Then we were allowed to visit museum on the 2nd and 3rd floor and than...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed July 7, 2016

My wife and I, along with my daughter and grandchildren (girl 10, boy 6) went to the museum mostly to satisfy the young lady who is into mythology and everything Greek. We were all quite happy with the visit. The traveling exhibit on the main...More

Thank Richardalways21
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went to the museum to see the Anthony Quinn exhibit. I knew he was an artist in addition to being an actor, but had no idea that he was so prolific in that his art spanned all genres. The works on display showcased each...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Very interesting museum wit well-presented information for the geology and history of the Greece and Greek emigration, also with 2 temporary exhibits There are couple excellent Greek restaurants There is an elevator. There is free parking on the streets by.

Thank VISIngram
Reviewed May 10, 2016

I am half Greek, so I knew that had to make this a stop when I was in Chicago. I'm not sure what kind of traffic they normally get, but it was very quiet on a Thursday evening. There were a few people on the...More

Thank tmazionsmith
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Very friendly staff. I did find it a little expensive for what was offered. The exhibits involved a LOT of reading, but there was a large field trip there while I was and the kids all seemed to be having fun. Beautiful building and it...More

Thank eec317
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the National Hellenic Museum because it was something a little different than your average art or natural history museum---though the museum incorporated both of these things. They had a wonderful art display in the downstairs gallery, along with natural history in...More

1  Thank WasteOfPaintt
Reviewed December 22, 2015

The National Hellenic Museum at 333 South Halsted in Chicago is the second oldest American institution dedicated to the displaying and celebrating the cultural contributions of Greeks and Greek-Americans. Formerly known as the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, the National Hellenic Museum is located in...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

This was a unique and interesting combination of art and history. The third floor specializes in historical and famous Americans of Greek heritage, and I learned a lot about American history from it too. There is plenty for all ages, even young children, to enjoy...More

1  Thank Mrsbartholomew
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West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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