Clarke House Museum Public Tour

Opening October 16 & 17 as part of Open House Chicago

Tours: Wednesdays & Saturdays at 1pm starting October 20

FREE Admission

Clarke House Museum Tours

A DCASE Volunteer stands in the Clarke House Musuem living room with a group on a free public tour


The Clarke House Museum is Chicago's oldest home.

Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for the Clarke family in Chicago, when the city was in its formative years before the Civil War. 



Public tours are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1:00pm. (No tours on holidays and November 24 & December 29)

45-60 minute free tour

Limited to a total of 10 people, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reservations not required for public tour.


Clarke House only opens for tours. There are no drop-in hours.