Honor the Past, Enrich the Future

What's New:

New exhibit now open

Join the JHP Art Gallery for a new exhibition of works by Alexa Carson titled “Calling”

The exhibit runs through june 30th.


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History museum & JHP Art Gallery summer hours begin the week of june 10

The Cook County History Museum Summer Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

JHP Art Gallery summer hours

monday & wednesday - saturday: 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday 1 - 4 pm Closed Tuesdays



Passport To the past program

Learn about our partnership program to educate about the rich history of Cook County through the exploration of historic locations and museum/heritage centers throughout the county.

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