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Important notice regarding access to the Studs Terkel collection

Research Center Hours

The Research Center hours differ from the Museum's.
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Fees

Admission

General: $5/day; $10/day (effective January 1, 2014)
Members: Free
Students (Grades 1-12): Free

* Children under 6 not admitted.

Photocopying

> View our photocopy fees

Camera Use Policy

> View the policy agreement (PDF)

Before You Visit

Please read our policies before arrival.

Location

1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
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Parking

Our parking lot is located at the corner of Stockton and LaSalle.
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Document Actions

Online Catalog

Search for records of books, photographs, and manuscripts
> Search the catalog

Online Resources

The Museum has a number of research resources online.
> Explore online materials

Author! Author!

Make an appointment.
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Student Resources

Interested in copies of photos or other materials?
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Researching Family and Building History

Working on your family genealogy or researching your home's history? Explore our family research and building history resources.