Glessner House Museum

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Industry Museums or Libraries
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Introduction The Glessner House Museum engages diverse audiences in exploring urban life and design through the preservation and interpretation of the architecture of Henry Hobson Richardson and the historic home of John and Frances Glessner. The Museum is open to visitors for guided tours Wednesday through Sunday at 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 2:30pm. Tours last approximately 75 minutes. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and free for children ages 5 and under. Wednesdays are free for all. 1800 S Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL 60616-1320 main: 312-326-1480
Interests Early Chicago History, Decorative Arts, Architecture, Henry Hobson Richardson, Prairie Avenue Historic District, The Glessner Family
Favorite Books Chicago's Historic Prairie Avenue, by William H. Tyre