Free tours Charnley-Persky House Museum
Where: Charnley-Persky House Museum, 1365 N. Astor Street, 312-573-1365
When: Guided tours of the Charnley-Persky House are offered every Wednesday and Saturday. Free tours are on Wednesdays 12PM year-round and last 45 minutes.
Charnley-Persky House (1891-1892) is a National Historic Landmark building and was designed by Louis Sullivan with assistance from his junior draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright. It is currently the headquarters of the Society of Architectural Historians.
All guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and follow all local, state and governmental safety mandates. Tours are limited to eight individuals to maintain safe distancing. Reservations are required for all tours, and visitors must be aged 12 and up. Masks are required for all participants and a temperature check will be performed prior to the tour. If you are ill on the day of your tour, please call 312-573-1365 to reschedule your reservation.
COTC note: I’ve never actually been to this house so I have no photos. It’s run by architects so the tour should be very informative. There’s an Image Gallery on the website. It looks amazing.
Limited to 15 individuals. Walk-ins and discounted tickets will be accommodated as space allows.
$10 adults; $8 seniors (over 65) & students with ID; $5 ages 5-13 (walk-in only)
Teachers with a valid State of Illinois ID and SAH members are always admitted free of charge.
Group Tours | 60-min tour
By appointment only. Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
$10 adults; $8 seniors (over 65) & students with ID
Limited to 40 individuals with a minimum of 10 individuals.
To book a group tour, please call 312-573-1365 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.