Bronzeville Childrens Museum

Bronzeville Childrens Museum Bronzeville Children's Museum is a museum in the Calumet Heights community area of the South Side of Chicago. It is the first and only African American children's museum in the United States.

Founded in 1998, the museum moved to its current location at 9301 South Stony Island Avenue in the Pill Hill neighborhood in 2008.HistoryIn 1998, Peggy Montes founded the museum in Evergreen Park, Illinois at 97th and Western Avenue. A retired Chicago Public Schools teacher, she was motivated to start the museum after attending a museum convention where she visited numerous children's museums. It

Founded in 1998, the museum moved to its current location at 9301 South Stony Island Avenue in the Pill Hill neighborhood in 2008.HistoryIn 1998, Peggy Montes founded the museum in Evergreen Park, Illinois at 97th and Western Avenue. A retired Chicago Public Schools teacher, she was motivated to start the museum after attending a museum convention where she visited numerous children's museums. It

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Chicago, IL

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Tuesday 10am - 2pm
Wednesday 10am - 2pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm
Friday 10am - 2pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

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+1 773-721-9301

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