Visitors - Frequently Asked Questions


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Chicago Cultural Center Info

Q. Where is the Chicago Cultural Center located?

    A. Address 78 E. Washington 

Q. What are the regular building hours?

    A. Monday-Friday 10am-7pm & Saturday–Sunday 10am–5pm

 

Public Tours at the Chicago Cultural Center

Q. When are public tours at the Chicago Cultural Center?

     A. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 1:15 pm.

Q. Where do I meet to start my tour.

      A. Meet in the Welcome Center near the Randolph Street entrance.

Q. What is the maximum number of visitors allowed on a tour?

     A. 30 people.

Q. Do I need to register in advance for public tours?

      A. No. Participation is first come first served.

Q. What time should I come to assure that space is available in a public tour?

     A. It is recommended that visitors arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the public tour.

Q. Can we take a self-guided tour?

     A. During regular building hours a Visitor Guide is available at in the lobbies to help you get the most out of your visit. A self guided tour is on the back.

Q. Do I need to register in advance for a self-guided tour?

     A. No. But if you are a large group, you will be asked to complete a visitor registration form upon arrival if you have not already pre-registered on line. 

 

Private Tours at the Chicago Cultural Center

Q. Who should request a private tour?

     A. Groups between 10-29 people in size who can not attend a public tour. 

Q. When are private tours available for the Chicago Cultural Center?

     A. Fridays at 10:30 and 2:30

Q. Do I need to register in advance for a private docent led tour?

     A. Yes

Q. How much advance notice is needed to request a private docent led tour?

     A. 4 – 6 weeks are needed to assure that a docent is available for your group.

 

Exhibition Exploration at the Chicago Cultural Center

Q. What is an Exhibition Exploration?

     A. An engaging experience for students and their teachers to explore the building and the ever changing Visual Arts Exhibitions.

Q. When are Exhibition Explorations available at the Chicago Cultural Center?

     A.   Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 and 12. 

Q. Is advance registration required for Exhibition Exploration?

     A.  Yes.

 

Clarke House Museum

Q. What is the address?

     A. 1827 S. Indiana

Q. Is parking available?     

     A. Street parking is generally easy to locate.

 

Public Tours at Clarke House Museum

Q. When are public tours available at Clarke House Museum?

     A. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 1 pm and 2:30 pm

Q. Do I need to register in advance for public tours?

     A. No.  Participation is first come first served and there are times the tour reaches capacity.

Q. What is the maximum number of visitors allowed on a public tour at Clarke House Museum?

     A. 10

Q. What time should I come to assure that space is available in a public tour?

     A. It is recommended that visitors arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the public tour.

 

Private Tours at Clarke House Museum

Q. When are private tours available for Clarke House Museum?

     A. Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30.

Q. Do I need to register in advance for a private tour of Clarke House Museum?

     A. Yes.

Q. How much advance notice is needed to request a private docent led tour?

     A. 4 – 6 weeks are needed to assure that a docent is available for your group.

Q. What is the maximum number of visitors allowed on a public tour at Clarke House Museum?

     A. 5-10

 

Self Guided Tours at Clarke House Museum

Q. Can we take a self-guided tour?

     A. If no docent is available during regular tour hours, audio recorded materials are available.

Q. Do I need to register in advance for a self-guided tour?

     A. No. They are only available during public tour hours.

 

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