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Pleasant Home is open to the public for weekly tours, seasonal cultural performances and community events. Please see our calendar for event information and below for weekly visiting opportunities.

 

Guided Tours

** Through April 30:

Open to the public every Thursday - Sunday at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm; tour is one hour long. Closed major holidays.

 

** NEW TOUR HOURS STARTING MAY 4!

 

Docent Guided Tours: Thursday - Sunday, 10:30am and 2:30pm

- Members are free!

- Adults $10

- Seniors 65+/Students 18+ with i.d. $8

- Children under 18 $5

- Children under 5 are free

- Free admission for Illinois teachers!

 

Self-Guided Tours: Thursday - Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm

- Members are free!

- $5 suggested donation

- Children under 5 are free

- Free admission for Illinois teachers!

 

Tickets can be purchased at the door, or call (708) 383-2654 or (preferred) email tours @ pleasanthome.org.

 


Supporting our Military

Blue Star Museum 2014Pleasant Home participates in the Blue Star Museums collaboration, providing free admission to the nation's active-duty personnel and their families from Memorial Day - Labor Day.

 


Tour and Tea

TT postcardSmall groups of two to six guests can enjoy an hour long guided tour of Pleasant Home and afterwards relax by the fire for a formal tea. Complete with a personalized tea pot, finger sandwiches and small desserts. A perfect afternoon outing during cold winter months.

 

Click HERE for more information or contact tours @ pleasanthome.org. 

 


Group Tours

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Private group tours are available for groups of 10 or more.  Reservations required at least 2 weeks in advance. Please see Group Tour tab for details.

 

 

 


School Groups

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Pleasant Home is a tremendous resource for education, providing field trips that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of learning experiences found at historic sites. More information about school field trips HERE.

 


Museum Store

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During your visit, enjoy browsing in our Museum Store featuring books on Pleasant Home and Prairie Style architecture, Arts and Crafts pottery and accessories, and many other items for yourself or that perfect gift.

 


Location

217 Home Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois 60302

Located at the corner of Pleasant Street and Home Avenue, just steps from downtown Oak Park, shopping, restaurants, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home & Studio and Unity Temple.

 

Visit Oak Park Pleasant District

Directions

By train: Take the CTA Green Line or Metra UP-W line to Harlem.  Exit south and walk 5 blocks to Pleasant St. Walk east 3 blocks. Pleasant Home will be on the right at the corner of Pleasant St. and Home Ave. 

By car: Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to Harlem Ave.  Exit north and go 5 blocks to Pleasant Street.  Go east 3 blocks.  Pleasant Home will be on the right at the corner of Pleasant St. and Home Ave. 

 


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AHIC network logoPleasant Home is a member of "At Home in Chicago" - a consortium of historic house museums in Chicago and the surrounding counties. Learn more at www.chicagohousemuseums.org.

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