Hours of Operation

Museum Hours

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM DAILY (Last ticket sold at 4:00 PM)
CLOSED—New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Cafe (in-house dining)

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Museum Store

9:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Museum Admission not required to visit Museum Store.


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Library Hours

Monday–Friday — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday–Sunday—closed

The library is closed on these State of Illinois holidays:

New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln’s Birthday, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, General Election Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

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Union Station

This beautiful historic building is currently closed for renovations.  


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Union Square Park

8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Daily

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