National Hellenic Museum of Chicago to Open in December

National Hellenic Museum of Chicago to Open in December

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The National Hellenic Museum is the only major museum in the United States dedicated to telling the story of Greek history, culture and arts from ancient times to today.

The Museum connects all generations – past, present, and future – to the rich heritage of Greek history and the Greek American experience. Located at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren in the heart of Chicago’s famed Greektown, the Museum celebrates its grand opening in December 2011.

The NHM is home to interactive permanent exhibits,such as “Gods, Myths & Mortals: Discovering Ancient Greece”, high-profile traveling exhibits, a children’s education center, research library, oral history center, rooftop terrace, special events hall and gift shop.

Location:

333 S. Halsted St.

Chicago, IL 60607

Hours:

•Tuesday, 10 am – 8 pm;

•Wednesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm;

•Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm;

•Closed Monday.

Admission:

Adults $10; seniors/students $8; children ages 3-12 are $7; museum members and chlidren under 3 are FREE

Website:
For further information please visit http://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org.