Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Chicago

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  • August 6, 2017
    The Pritzker Military Museum and Library is more of a research library than a museum. Founded in 2003, its collection comprises over 70,000 items and includes more than 45,000 books, as well as period...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Pritzker Military Museum & Library is more of a war library. It has a lot of war books you would not normally find in a library. Clean and well maintained. Friendly staff. I enjoyed relaxing and looki...  more »
  • June 14, 2017
    This is first and foremost a library, but they do have a number of displays of artwork and artifacts that make a stop worthwhile if you're already in the neighborhood at the Art Institute across the s...  more »
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  • June 2, 2017
    The Pritzker library is unrivaled as a study / work space. The Library has an elegant design, quite sophisticated ambience, and also unparalleled views of Millenium park. Didn't expect to find such a quiet oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of city center!
  • March 18, 2017
    Visiting the Museum & Library Admission to the Museum & Library is $5. Admission is free for members and all visitors with active military ID.
  • October 20, 2013
    I visited the Pritzker Military Library during the Chicago Architecture Foundation's Open House Chicago 2013. What a treat! This amazing space is open to visitors for a nominal fee, opening a world of historical books, periodicals and displays highlighting our nation's military history. Colorful posters, photographs and multimedia exhibits will peak your interest in this material, as will the state-of-the-art theater, oral history room and computerized resources. Don't miss the Medal of Honor exhibit to see an actual Medal of Honor on display, as well as an interactive exhibit allowing you to review details of the complete Medal of Honor roll! This is a worthwhile diversion on your visit to the city, allowing you to not only experience the famous Monroe Building, but to take in a cultural museum experience as well.
  • March 16, 2017
    Nice place
  • November 21, 2015
    Great place to see a bunch of history about any American war

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