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).



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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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