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December 12, 2014

Driehaus Museum closed for part of January

The Museum will be closed January 5-16, 2015. > Read more

December 01, 2014

Chicago’s Historic House Museums Launch New Website

At Home in Chicago celebrates the unexpected connections shared by more than twenty museums in and around Chicago. > Read more

November 04, 2014

Driehaus Museum prepares for an Upcoming Exhibition

Check out this feature on our upcoming exhibition Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry. > Read more

October 01, 2014

Harriet F. Rees House Moved to a new location

The Harriet F. Rees House moves one block north but will stay within the context of the Prairie District. > Read more

August 15, 2014

Remaining Relevant: A look at Washington’s Fascinating House Museums

Washington's most fascinating house museums allow visitors to relive history. Most historical house museums today have successfully evolved with the times and have made great strides in historical preservation. These museums are thriving, boosted in part by advances in the field, as well as growing appreciation for preservation among the general public.
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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