This week’s museum tour will focus on a number of Chicago’s ethnic museums. Hopefully, some of you have already visited DuSable Museum of African American History featured in Chicago Museums – Week 3. Learn more about the history of some of the ethnic groups that make up the Windy City.
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture @ 6500 South Pulaski Road, Chicago
“The Museum dedicated to the history, art & culture of Lithuanians at home, in the U.S. & abroad.”
Irish American Heritage Center @ 4626 N. Knox Avenue, Chicago
“The mission of the Irish American Heritage Center is to nurture and strengthen Irish culture and heritage through programs emphasizing Irish music, literature, drama, traditional dancing, fine arts and the constructive contributions of the Irish and Irish-Americans to the United States of America.”
Polish Museum of America @ 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
The Polish Museum of America, one of the oldest and largest ethnic museums in the United States, offers visitors a range of exhibits, resources and activities related to Polish history, culture and heritage, as well as Polish American history.