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Commemorative Days

Happy Birthday, Chicago!

chicagoTuesday, March 4

Chicago is turning 177. Celebrate with Chicago-style activities for the whole family. It’s a four-star day of fun!

Connect to our city by participating in the Chicagoan Connect chain art project. Discover the meaning of the Chicago flag's four stars on 30-minute tours.

Chicago Flag Tours

  • 12:00-12:30 p.m.
  • 1:00-1:30 p.m.
  • 2:00-2:30 p.m.
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.

Cost: Free with Museum admission. Museum admission is free for Illinois Residents on this day. The first 177 visitors will also receive a Chicago flag to show their city pride.

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