Visit The House

Second Floor Screen - Photo by David Schalliol


Wednesdays - 12 p.m.
Cost: Free

Tour limited to 15 individuals. First come, first served. No reservations necessary.

Wednesday tours include the interior of the house and last approximately 45 minutes.

Saturdays - 12.p.m.

Cost: $10 adults & pre-paid tickets; $8 seniors & students (walk-in only); $5 youth ages 5-13 (walk-in only)

Teachers with a valid State of Illinois ID and SAH members are admitted free of charge.

Register for Saturday tours on Eventbrite

Walk-ins and discounted tickets will be accommodated on a space-available basis. Tour limited to 15 individuals.

Saturday tours include the interior of the house and last approximately 60 minutes.


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


Image Gallery of Charnley-Persky House. All photos ©2012 David Schalliol


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.