Guided Tours

In addition to general self-guided admission, the Driehaus Museum offers a variety of daily guided tours.

Daily Tour Schedule*

10:30 a.m. Museum Highlights Tour
11:30 a.m. Museum Highlights Tour
1:30 p.m. Museum Highlights Tour
3:30 p.m. Museum Highlights Tour

*The Museum is closed Mondays, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Driehaus Museum Highlights Tour

This special one-hour guided tour highlights the Museum’s history, architecture, and collection, illuminating design tenets that blended inspiration from art movements all over the world.

Daily, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Tour length: 60 minutes
Cost: $5 with admission

Tickets are on a first-come, first served basis. Advance ticket purchase is not available or required.

Photo by Alexander Vertikoff for the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2011.

Exhibitions

With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age

Puck‘s cartoons were recognized for their artistic value even at the height of their popular appeal. In 1901 the magazine began offering past drawings for sale as original artworks; those who couldn’t afford them framed full-color centerfolds straight from the magazine. Created by well-known illustrators as well as new talent, these bold cartoons simultaneously reflected and defined the concerns of the Gilded Age, while pushing the boundaries of humor. Read more

Featured Program

Help Wanted: The Summer Servants Tour
Wednesdays and Fridays, July 6 through September 2

The Driehaus Museum’s popular living history Servants’ Tour is back! Read more

News

June 08, 2016
Kunstkammer museum now open in Australia, filled with classic porcelain, clocks, textiles and painting

A major new museum housing one of Australia’s largest private collections made up of more than 3,000 decorative arts objects opened in Adelaide this month. Read more

May 11, 2016
With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age Special Exhibition Coming this Summer

Opening June 25th, With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age will showcase cartoons from Puck magazine, well known for its satirical drawings. Read more