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.    Best of Both: Maker & Muse and Museum Highlights
11:30 a.m.    Best of Both: Maker & Muse and Museum Highlights
1:30 p.m.    Best of Both: Maker & Muse and Museum Highlights
3:30 p.m.    Best of Both: Maker & Muse and Museum Highlights

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

Best of Both: Maker & Muse and Museum Highlights

This special one-hour guided tour begins with highlights of the Museum’s history, architecture, and collection, illuminating design tenets that blended inspiration from art movements all over the world. Arriving in the second-floor galleries, the art jewelry of Maker & Muse represents the culmination of their individual artist-makers’ visions. Each carefully handcrafted jewelry work also preserves the unique story about the women who played a crucial role in its inspiration or creation.

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 available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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

Exhibitions

Maker & Muse:
Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry

Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry features more than 250 exemplary works of art jewelry between the Victorian Era and theFirst World War, including cloak clasps, hair ornaments, pins, brooches, rings, bracelets, pendants, necklaces, and several tiaras. This groundbreaking exhibition illuminates the international proliferation of art jewelry through the lens of woman as its maker and muse.

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News

August 20, 2015
Driehaus Museum Signature Tile Contest

Voting has begun for our signature tile for 2015 - which one will you choose? Read more

August 14, 2015
Driehaus Museum named one of TripAdvisor's most unexpected popular attractions

USA Today features the Driehaus Museum as an institution with a high ranking in reviews but not as known in a city of large institutions. Read more