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The National Hellenic Museum is located at 333 South Halsted Street in Chicago’s Greektown at the corner of Halsted and Van Buren.



Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday
11am – 5pm
11am – 8pm
Saturday – Sunday
11am – 5pm


In 2018, the Museum will be closed the following days:

January 1 – New Year’s Day

April 1 – Orthodox Palm Sunday and Western Easter

April 6 – Orthodox Good Friday

April 8 – Orthodox Easter

May 28 – Memorial Day

July 4 – 4th of July

September 3 – Labor Day

November 22 & 23 – Thanksgiving

December 24 & 25 – Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

December 31 – New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day



  • Adults $10
  • Seniors $8
  • Students $8
  • Children $7 (3-12 years)
  • Child under 3 years FREE
  • Members: FREE

Members enjoy many outstanding benefits throughout the year, including free or reduced admission to the Museum. NHM counts on member support to help preserve and share Greek heritage through programs, events, and exhibitions. Please consider becoming a member or renewing your membership today, visit our membership page.


Getting to the National Hellenic Museum

By Train
Take the CTA Blue line to the UIC-Halsted station. The Museum is located half a block north from the UIC-Halsted station.

By Bus
The CTA Bus Route 8 has a stop right by the Museum at the Halsted and Van Buren intersection.

By Car
The Museum is located near Interstates 90, 94, and 290. Use Google Maps to get detailed directions from where you are to where we are.

The Museum does not have a public parking lot. We recommend visitors who drive to either take advantage of street parking on Halsted or park in one of the privately managed parking lots within walking distance of the Museum. Go here for a map of all the area parking options. Or use ParkWhiz to book a parking spot online.


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Bank of America cardholders receive one free admission on the first full weekend of every month with current Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit. Photo ID required.

American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) members receive one free admission with current member cards. Photo ID required.