Clarke House Museum Tours

DCASE Homepage  >  Clarke House Museum  >  Tours


Clarke House Museum

The Clarke House Museum is Chicago's oldest home. Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family in Chicago, when the city was in its formative years before the Civil War.

Hour-long guided tours of Clarke House Museum are now free. See details below.





Free Public Tours

  • Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm and 2:30pm
  • One-hour guided tours
  • Admission is FREE
  • Tours are limited to 15 people, available on a first-come, first-served basis. For groups of 10 or more, please see below Private Group Tours.


Private Group Tours

  • Private tours led by trained volunteer docents are offered by appointment, pending availability.
  • Private tours of the house are designed for adults, 13 years and older, for groups of 10 or more.




Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616




Admission is FREE




Public Transportation:
For travel information, visit

 Supporting Information Facts

 I Want To