The CMM will now be open to the public on Sundays!
The new hours of operation and our admission prices can be viewed here
Eastland: Chicago's Deadliest Day is the dramatic story of how hundreds of immigrant factory workers and their families, setting out for leisurely summer cruise, died aboard a heavily loaded steamship that tipped over while still tied to the dock in downtown Chicago... and how the rich and powerful who were responsible got away with it.
First-generation relatives of victims recount how the tragedy affected their families for decades while original court documents dug out of the National Archives reveal that the Eastland’s owners knew of the ship’s stability problems months before the disaster yet rolled the dice as innocent immigrant passengers boarded on July 24, 1915 for a Western Electric company picnic.
Attention CMM Members!
Don’t forget to keep your membership current- Renew for the 2019 year, today!
Memberships lapse come December 1, 2018!
*if you are unsure if your membership needs to be renewed call us at 773-376-1982 and we will check for you!
VAMONDE is the newest multimedia travel experience, all-access-pass, right from your phone. This free app lets you sight see like never before, allowing you to immerse yourself and engage with a highly-curated network of mobile experiences for the urban explorer and cultural traveler who wants to know the real stories behind each city block.
Discover art, architecture, food, music, nature, history, culture – everything that makes these places unique from the eyes of those who know their city best.
Vamonde’s interactive, themed adventures let you follow in the footsteps of local experts, artists, cultural institutions and more as they reveal insider secrets, guide you through neighborhoods and parks, and bring authentic stories to life.
Use location-aware technology to travel through the city with words, photos, audio and video, telling you what happened right where it happened. You’ll see the world through the eyes of locals, adventurers, unexpected experts sharing the places where they live, work and play.
Vamonde lets you: