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 Tara Austin titled “Boreal Ornament II”

The exhibit runs through july 28th.

Join us for an artist talk with tara on saturday, july 27th at 2 pm - this is a free event presented by the jhp art gallery!

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History museum & JHP Art Gallery summer hours

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

Stories from Superior's Northern Shore

Saturday, July 20 from 4 - 5 pm

Join the Cook County Historical Society for a book release presentation by author Ruth Allard held at the Chippewa City Church (map).


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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