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January 27, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Driehaus Prize Announced

Scott Merrill has been awarded this year's Richard H. Driehaus Prize for Architecture > Read more

January 04, 2016

Book Your Tea Experience Today

Complement your visit to the special exhibition Dressing Downton™: Changing Fashion for Changing Times with a unique tea experience. > Read more

December 01, 2015

Public Programs During Dressing Downton are Now on Sale

The Driehaus Museum is pleased to announce several public programs themed around the exhibition Dressing Downton™: Changing Fashion for Changing Times > Read more

November 24, 2015

Entertain Your Guests in the Nickerson Mansion

The Driehaus Museum provides an intimate setting for corporate entertaining and private events. > Read more

November 09, 2015

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2015

It is almost time for the annual lights festival and parade again! > Read more

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Museum Blog

September 10, 2013
The Young Mr. and Mrs. Nickerson: A Brief History
Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson were patriarch and matriarch of this fine home, but we can’t overlook their son Roland and his wife Adelaide, who shared the mansion with the elder Nickersons and started their young family here. Read more