Visit the Exhibition

Collection of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, courtesy of the Flagler Museum.

June 25, 2016–January 8, 2017

Admission to the special exhibition With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age is included in the price of general admission. Guests may visit the exhibition on their own, or choose a guided tour or private group tour (minimum 10 people) experience.

General Admission

$20 Adult
$12.50 Senior (65+)
$10 Student (with valid ID)
$10 Youth (6–12 years)*

*Children five years and younger are free.

Guided Tours

Highlights of the Museum
The Driehaus Museum offers a special one-hour guided tour that combines the Museum’s history and collections with highlights of the exhibition With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age.

Expert Museum guides lend insight into the magnificent interiors of the Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion, stunning pieces from the Driehaus Collection of Fine and Decorative Arts, and the five-year restoration that returned the building to its original splendor. This tour includes all three floors of the Museum, an opportunity to view the servants’ quarters, and special highlights from With a Wink and a Nod, on view in the former private living quarters of the Nickerson family.

Daily, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm.

Tour Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $5 with general admission

Tour tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance reservations are not required.

Hours, Parking, and Directions

The Driehaus Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The entrance is located at 40 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. For directions and parking information, please click here.

Join our Community!

Be the first to see With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age. A member-only open house preview will take place prior to the public opening on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Date to be announced. Now is the time to join the Driehaus Museum community and enjoy exclusive access. Visit our Membership page or call 312.482.8933, ext. 31 for more information.

Museum Store

The Driehaus Museum Store offers a carefully curated selection of gifts and keepsakes inspired by the Driehaus Museum’s collection and the exhibition With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age., including the exhibition publication. Visitors will also find a range of distinctive books about the Gilded Age, historic architecture, and design; Victorian-style stationery; tableware; handmade and fine jewelry; objets d’art; and more.

The Museum Store is housed in a former guest bedroom on the third floor of the Nickerson Mansion, adjacent to the Ballroom. Store hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, please call 312.482.8933, ext. 40.

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