Hull House72 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 800 S. Halsted Street (M/C 051), Chicago IL, 60607-7017, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-3124135353
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museums, Historical Site
Hull House was co founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr in the year 1889. It opened its doors to the recently arrived European immigrants and was opened on the 18th of September. It is named after its first owner and has a lot of historic significance related to it. Later, the Bowen Country Club became a part of the Hull House. Ever since, it gained a lot of historic, educational and recreational importance. It became the torchbearer for the movement which was associated with immigration and went on to settle about 500 houses in the locality.
Hull House Travel Tips
- No one will be turned away for lack of a contribution.
Entrance Ticket Details For Hull House
- Suggested donation is 5 USD per person.
Hull House Hours
- Public tours : 1pm – 2pm (Wednesday and Sunday)
How to Reach Hull House
- Nearby bus station: Halsted & Polk (7, 8, 60)
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0.69% of people who visit Chicago include Hull House in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
95% of people start their Hull House visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hull House
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hull House
Hull House Reviews & Ratings
The Museum was very suitable for children to gain wonderful knowledge. The guidance was excellent because of they explained each and everything there. The arrangements were good without getting confusion we can easily find everything.
This Museum is a great place to learn about a brilliant, visionary, social worker. Jane Addams, a suffragette who espoused equal rights should be enjoyed and shared equally amongst all races and for all men and women. The oil paintings are pristine, and really lovely; the docent who expounded on the history was very knowledgeable friendly warm and engaging. A great place for a family visit, a great place to bring young people from a class. I highly recommend visiting here to learn and enjoy.
The museum's layout was very organized and it was easy to follow along with the tour which was provided. Everything inside the museum ranging from Jane Addams' clothing to personal diaries to even her furniture is 100% authentic, and what she'd actually used and worn during her lifetime. The operating hours here can be a bit limited, but if you plan your visit accordingly, you'll still be able to see so much in just one day! Jane's personal letters and diaries, in particular, were what had been most noteworthy during my visit. It felt almost surreal, taking a step back in time more than 100 years, and seeing what one of America's most famous social workers had been feeling, thinking, and journaling about back in her day. This would definitely be a place worth visiting, the next time that you're in Chicago. There's just so much to see and experience.
It's beautiful and there is so much history!!! Wasn't able to go inside, as I visited on a Ghost Tour and it was night time. But the building, the history and the grounds were enough to obtain all the stars from me.
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