"What a treat! This amazing space is open to visitors for a nominal fee, opening a world of historical books, periodicals and displays highlighting our nation's military history. Colorful posters, photographs and multimedia exhibits will pique your interest in this material, as will the state-of-the art theater, oral history room and resources... This is a worthwhile diversion on your visit to the city." -Thomas B.
104 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
Open: Tues - Sat
10am - 4pm CT
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Dr. Havers examines the experience of prisoners of the Japanese during WWII as portrayed in the movie The Bridge On the River Kwai.
Honoring Black History Month through the archives and books of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Happy Valentine’s Day from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library!
Did you know that weather plays an important role in military history and affairs?
Women's History Month begins March 1, 2021.
On March 5, 1946, Winston Churchill outlined his vision of the essentials for a lasting global peace and mutual security after the horrors of World War II.
A connection between a father and a Gunskirchen Concentration Camp POW.
Honoring the 77th Anniversary of D-Day, on June 6th, 2021.
December 7th marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Described at the time as a “day that will live in infamy”, the attack is seen as the catalyst that brought the United States into World War II on the side of the Allies.