Chicago Cultural Center
Open Daily, 10am–5pm
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Drawn by its beauty and the fabulous free public events, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to the Chicago Cultural Center every year, making it one of the most visited attractions in Chicago. The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art exhibitions and family events. Read More
Rediscover The People’s Palace
Helpful information to plan your visit to the Chicago Cultural Center.
Take a tour the historic Chicago Cultural Center in-person, virtually or on a video tour with cultural historian Tim Samuelson.
Public Media Institute's shop in the Chicago Cultural Center that gives Chicago's artists and small manufacturers a place to showcase and sell their goods and artwork.
The Chicago Cultural Center offers FREE events, performances and exhibitions year-round.
A wide range of diverse and engaging exhibitions devoted to the visual arts and contemporary culture are presented.
The Learning Lab is an interactive studio that offers sights, sounds, and experiences for visitors of all ages and a wide range of abilities.
Host your next event at the Chicago Cultural Center. The stunning landmark offers a variety of options for large and small gatherings.
Find out what accessibility features are available at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Constructed over 100 years ago as the Chicago Public Library and a Civil War memorial, the Chicago Cultural Center reflects the best of Chicago.