Visit The House




12:00 pm | 45-min tour | Year-Round | Free
Limited to 15 individuals. First come, first served. No reservations necessary.
10:00 am | 60-min tour | April–December 21 |  Buy Tickets
12:00 pm | 60-min tour | Year-Round |  Buy Tickets

Limited to 15 individuals. Walk-ins and discounted tickets will be accommodated as space allows.
$10 adults; $8 seniors (over 65) & students with ID; $5 ages 5-13 (walk-in only)
Teachers with a valid State of Illinois ID and SAH members are always admitted free of charge.
Group Tours | 60-min tour
By appointment only. Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
$10 adults; $8 seniors (over 65) & students with ID
Limited to 40 individuals with a minimum of 10 individuals.
To book a group tour, please call 312-573-1365 or email Anne Bird.


Charnley-Persky House is located at 1365 N Astor Street in the Water Tower Arts District. 

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.


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