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First and third Saturdays, May 2 through November 21

Lasting Legacies: The Grand Dames of McCormickville

Our newest walking tour illustrates seven civically minded entrepreneurial women who led fascinating lives in the prestigious neighborhood of McCormickville. > Read more

First and third Saturdays, May 2 through November 21

Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour

Step back in time to enjoy a special walking tour of Chicago's River North district, led by historian Sally Sexton Kalmbach. > Read more

Thursday, October 15

Nickerson Lecture: Peacock Room

Join a lively discussion of how the Peacock Room has intersected with the history of collecting Asian ceramics in the West > Read more

Thursdays, October 22 (SOLD OUT) & 29 and Saturday, October 24 (SOLD OUT)

Death, Disease and Bones 2015

Join historian Sally Sexton Kalmbach on a walking excursion through Lincoln Park and learn about its macabre history as a vast, windswept burial site. > Read more

Friday, October 23 & Saturday October 24

5th Annual Murder Mystery

Our Murder Mystery dinner returns with a new tale of The Curse of the Hope Diamond! > Read more

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Visitor Entrance

40 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois Get directions

Featured Program

Jewelry As Art: The Austrian Jugendstil Style
Wednesday, November 4

Janis Staggs, Associate Director for Curatorial and Publications at Neue Galerie New York, discusses turn of the twentieth century German and Austrian jewelry, otherwise known as Jugendstil. Read more

Featured Program

Evening at the Marble Palace
Friday, November 20

For the first time ever we're opening our Evening at the Marble Palace event to the public. Bring your friends for a cocktail party in the Nickerson Mansion! Read more

Duris Autem

Mirum est notare quam littera gothica > Read More