Visit The House

Second Floor Screen - Photo by David Schalliol

Tour Schedule (April–October)

Exterior and interior of the Charnley-Persky House.
Lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Wednesday: 12 p.m. (free tour)
Saturday: 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

$10 Adult
$8 Senior (over 65) / Student (with ID)
$5 Youth 5-12
Free for IL teachers with ID & SAH National members with ID

Wednesday noon tours are free

Limited to 15 people - first come, first served

If you have a group of ten or more, please schedule a group tour.

Group Tours

Exterior and interior of the Charnley-Persky House. Lasts approximately 60  minutes. 

By appointment only, M-F, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

$10 Adult
$8 Senior (over 65) / Student (with ID)


Min 10 people / Max 40 people

Please call or email to schedule a tour 312.573.1365 or

Location and Directions

1365 N Astor Street, Chicago IL, 60610

Driving Directions

From Downtown:  
Take Michigan Avenue north to the Inner Drive (Lake Shore Drive-Local).  Keep left and proceed for 1/2 mile to Schiller Street.  Turn left onto Schiller and proceed one block to Astor Street.

From North/West:  
Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90E/I-94E) southeast to Exit 48B (North Avenue/IL-64/1600N).  Exit, turn left and proceed east on North Avenue for two miles to Astor Street.  Turn right onto Astor and continue two blocks south to Schiller Street.


Public parking is available on the street and in paid lots in the area.

Public Transportation

Red Line subway (Howard-95th) - exit at Clark/Division.  Walk two blocks north on Clark.  Turn right on Schiller and proceed three blocks to Astor Street.

The 151 Sheridan, 22 Clark Street, and 36 Broadway buses all service the neighborhood.

Volunteer Opportunities

We rely on volunteers to maintain our tour program. If you are interested in becoming a docent at Charnley-Persky House, please contact Anne Bird at 312.573.1365 or