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Chicago Historic Home General Admission

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  • 23 Ratings

Stroll through a fully-restored Historic Landmark home from 1897 with much of the original furniture and features. Discover the influence of George W. Maher on American architecture on a tour of a home he designed.

Location: Chicago
Duration: 1 hour
Cancellation: 2 hours in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Explore a National Historic Landmark home and museum designed in 1897 by George W. Maher, the influential architect
  • See both original and historically reproduced features, including art glass windows, mosaic tile, wood furniture, and a working “Violano Virtuoso” music machine
  • Learn about Prairie-style architecture and gaze out across four acres of public park space right outdoors
  • Visit the headquarters of the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest to dive into the past life of this home

What's Included

  • Guided tour of a historic home

Additional Information

  • Two-hour street parking available. Children five and under are free. Wheelchair lift available.

Customer Reviews

  • 23 Ratings

  • Steven

nice tour

November 12, 2015

  • Carl

Docent guide and OP history.

September 7, 2015

  • Bonnie

The house was beautiful and the tour was very informative. I liked that it was laid back and let us explore a lot of the house

June 29, 2015
217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, USA
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