• The Library

    Consisting of more than 65,000 books, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s book collection is made up of titles spanning all periods of history, countries, cultures/peoples, and branches of the U.S. military.

    Military Library

Search Library Holdings

  • Rare Book Room

    Rare Book Room

    The library has more than 3,000 rare books and additional periodicals which do not circulate. These materials can be used in the Library's rare book reading room by appointment.

  • Military Reading Lists

    5 Branches

    These reading lists, curated by each of the branches of the U.S. military and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provide service members with a guide to expand knowledge and develop innovative thinking.


Visiting the Museum & Library

Admission to the Museum & Library is $5. Admission is free for members and all visitors with active military ID.


10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10 a.m.– 6 p.m.

Fri & Sat
10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

12 - 4 p.m.


104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

P 312.374.9333
F 312.374.9314


Members Get Big Benefits

Become a member of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library to get free regular admission and program tickets, extensive borrowing privileges, access to all of our videos and podcasts, discounted merchandise, and much more.