It is a tall order to tell the story of Chicago’s waterways and their emotional and prosperous impact on 19th, 20th and 21st century American growth.
Welcome to the Chicago Maritime Museum and our developing story of Chicago’s maritime traditions and impact.
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Cozy museum that packs in a LOT of information and displays. Be prepared to learn a ton about the waterways around Chicago and how they were used to make it the one-time busiest port in the US.