Chicago Sports Museum

Chicago Sports Museum 8,000 square feet of interactive, simulated sports experiences and unique, game-used memorabilia located in Water Tower Place, Level 7.
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The 8,000 square foot Chicago Sports Museum offers a highly interactive experience for visitors to explore the legends and lore of Chicago sports. It combines hi-tech interactive experiences—including skill challenges and simulated experiences—with unique sports memorabilia (think Sammy Sosa’s corked bat), and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. “The Chicago Sports Museum is going to fill a hole in this sports-crazy town,” says David Kaplan, Sportscaster WGN Radio and Comcast SportsNet. “We have lots of great museums in Chicago, but nothing dedicated to sports. Fans are going to love it!” “In such a sports-friendly city, The Chicago Sports Museum fills a cultural void that will please young and old alike,” said Mitchell Feldman, senior general manager of Water Tower Place. “This new anchor venue on Level 7 will give local and out-of-town guests an unparalleled sports experience.” The exhibits, designed by Lincolnwood, Ill.-based Luci Creative and Chicago-based Next/Now, are organized around five major zones: Measure Up Guests start their tour with a series of one-of-a-kind interactive experiences where they can compare their abilities to the extraordinary strength, size and agility of many of Chicago’s finest athletes. Examples include measuring vertical leap compared to Michael Jordan (reportedly an astonishing 48 inches) and testing reaction time compared to the lightning speed of Hawks goalie Tony Esposito. Forensic Sports This area of the Museum demonstrates how CSI-type techniques can be used to unravel sports mysteries and separate fact from fiction. Over the years, Harry Caray’s has worked with the FBI, radiologists, chemists and other specialists to show that in the world of sports, things are not always as they appear. Guests can look inside Sammy Sosa’s corked bat, see how baseballs have changed over time and find out what happened to the puck that scored the winning goal for the Chicago Blackhawks in the last game of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fan Zone The center of the Museum celebrates Chicago sports fans. Harry Caray himself was known as the greatest Chicago baseball fan of all time. A replica of the Wrigley Field broadcast booth will allow visitors to call a game like Harry, sing ”Take Me Out to the Ballgame”, or do their best Harry impersonation. Fans will also put their Chicago sports knowledge to the test with a giant interactive trivia game. Curses and Superstitions As guests enter this stone-clad room, they are immersed in the phenomenon of popular and lesser known sports “curses” as well as player superstitions and rituals. Visitors can learn about curses that have plagued Chicago sports teams as well as those around the world, and can then test their new knowledge with the Curses game. Guests can also hear directly from well-known Chicago athletes about their personal superstitions and rituals. Hall of Legends This gallery highlights Chicago’s Hall of Fame athletes and offers an array of “play with the legends” baseball, basketball, football and hockey interactive games, including: • All-Star Home Run Contest as Hall of Fame White Sox slugger Frank Thomas • Quarterback Challenge where players must avoid getting sacked by Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XX MVP Richard Dent • Defending the Goal as Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane takes slap shots • Shooting Hoops as Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen. • Learn to Pitch with Kerry Wood, one of the most celebrated pitchers in Cubs history. Admission General admission | $6 Seniors | $3 Children 2 and under | Free Guests of Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch | Free

Discover all our Chicago Sports memorabilia around our ‘Measure Up’ exhibit, we have something for every fan to enjoy!
01/10/2020

Discover all our Chicago Sports memorabilia around our ‘Measure Up’ exhibit, we have something for every fan to enjoy!

Have a wedding like no other at the Chicago Sports Museum! Our memorabilia rich and modern space are sure to have your g...
01/08/2020

Have a wedding like no other at the Chicago Sports Museum! Our memorabilia rich and modern space are sure to have your guests raving about it. Visit our website for more information!

01/06/2020

Put your strength to the test when playing our Quarterback Challenge with Richard Dent game.

Have you checked out our Fanzone?? Make sure to check out the basketball hoop from Michael Jordan’s buzzer-beating shot ...
01/01/2020

Have you checked out our Fanzone?? Make sure to check out the basketball hoop from Michael Jordan’s buzzer-beating shot in the 1998 NBA Finals!

Enter a world of virtual reality and put your athletic skills to the test at the Chicago Sports Museum! Enjoy games like...
12/27/2019

Enter a world of virtual reality and put your athletic skills to the test at the Chicago Sports Museum! Enjoy games like Defending the Goal against Patrick Kane, Shooting Hoops with Scottie Pippen, and Quarterback Challenge with Richard Dent.

We had a blast hosting Yelp's Holiday party! Thank you to Pyrotechniq Productions for amping up the fun in our sports pl...
12/23/2019

We had a blast hosting Yelp's Holiday party! Thank you to Pyrotechniq Productions for amping up the fun in our sports playground 🏀. Visit our website to book your next private event with us.

Show your team just how much you care by hosting your annual celebration with us! From friendly skills competitions to c...
12/20/2019

Show your team just how much you care by hosting your annual celebration with us! From friendly skills competitions to challenging team building activities, our events team is ready to help you plan the perfect corporate gathering.

Did you know that William “The Fridge” Perry had the largest Super Bowl ring ever made? Visit the Chicago Sports Museum ...
12/16/2019

Did you know that William “The Fridge” Perry had the largest Super Bowl ring ever made? Visit the Chicago Sports Museum and try on a replica.

All wiped out from holiday shopping? Stop by the Chicago Sports Museum for all the #familyfun!  📷 @Monika Sollis
12/13/2019

All wiped out from holiday shopping? Stop by the Chicago Sports Museum for all the #familyfun!
📷 @Monika Sollis

Host your wedding at the Chicago Sports Museum so your guests can enjoy being in the heart of the Windy City while disco...
12/11/2019

Host your wedding at the Chicago Sports Museum so your guests can enjoy being in the heart of the Windy City while discovering all the sports history we have to offer, creating an unparalleled experience.

We were honored to have the NFL Network choose to film the Chicago Sports Museum for tonight’s pregame show Bears v. Cow...
12/05/2019

We were honored to have the NFL Network choose to film the Chicago Sports Museum for tonight’s pregame show Bears v. Cowboys! We will be seen on the NFL Network 5:00-6:30p tonight!

12/04/2019

“Be like Mike! Jack getting up to 8’ at the Chicago Sports Museum.” - @gustavjohnj

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We’re so glad to have hosted Northwestern’s RCB Formal! Visit our website to book your private event with us.        📸 @...
12/02/2019

We’re so glad to have hosted Northwestern’s RCB Formal! Visit our website to book your private event with us.
📸 @thewooshack @justinbarbin

We were so excited to host Chicago blogger Kati Gall and her family last week at Harry’s and CSM! It's the perfect place...
11/25/2019

We were so excited to host Chicago blogger Kati Gall and her family last week at Harry’s and CSM! It's the perfect place to bring the kids for a playdate or family time on a cold day. 📷 @kate_and_crew

Meet Natalie! The newest addition to the team at Harry Caray's Seventh Inning Stretch. She is a California born rhythmic...
11/15/2019

Meet Natalie! The newest addition to the team at Harry Caray's Seventh Inning Stretch. She is a California born rhythmic gymnast who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic's.

Tell us about your journey as a gymnast:
I started gymnastics when I was about 7 years old. At the time I was doing artistic gymnastics, however once I saw the girls practicing rhythmic during my first lesson I was mesmerized. The head rhythmic coach had been watching me and went up to my parents and asked if I would be interested in trying rhythmic. In 2012 I was invited to join the USA National Team for rhythmic gymnastics group. I took a gap-year after graduating high school in 2015 to continue training for the 2015 Pan American Games and World Championships. In Stuttgart, Germany at the 2015 World
Championships we accomplished our goal by being the first USA rhythmic group to qualify for the Olympics. We continued to train all the way up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio where we represented the USA.

In three words how would you explain your experience at the Rio Olympic's?:
Surreal, Thrilling, and Unforgettable

What piece of advice do you have for young gymnasts just getting started?:
No dream is ever too big. I was once that little girl watching the Olympics on TV with my family and through years of hard work and dedication that same girl got to compete compeat in front of her entire family plus the world at the Olympics.
Anything is possible with a strong support system and a dream.

Get the gang together for the ultimate bachelor/bachelorette party 🏈🙌🏻. Host your special day at the CSM—our Game Room c...
11/09/2019

Get the gang together for the ultimate bachelor/bachelorette party 🏈🙌🏻. Host your special day at the CSM—our Game Room comes with draft beer, mixed drinks, wings with choice of sauces, soft pretzel bites, pizza and our house made Holy Cow! potato chips. Click the link to book today:
https://www.chicagosportsmuseum.com/private-events-at-the-museum.html

Congratulations to two hometown favorites, Anthony Rizzo and Yolmer Sanchez, on their Gold Glove awards!
11/04/2019

Congratulations to two hometown favorites, Anthony Rizzo and Yolmer Sanchez, on their Gold Glove awards!

Let us host your happily-ever-after celebration. Our team of wedding planners are here to make your special day perfect!
10/23/2019

Let us host your happily-ever-after celebration. Our team of wedding planners are here to make your special day perfect!

Congratulations to former Cub and World Series Champion David Ross on becoming the Chicago Cubs new manager!  We are hug...
10/23/2019

Congratulations to former Cub and World Series Champion David Ross on becoming the Chicago Cubs new manager! We are huge David Ross fans and are proud to have his catchers gear from Game 7 of the World Series on display at the Chicago Sports Museum. Holy Cow! Congrats David!

We were honored to have Chicago Blackhawks star Alex DeBrincat at the Chicago Sports Museum last night!
10/22/2019

We were honored to have Chicago Blackhawks star Alex DeBrincat at the Chicago Sports Museum last night!

Happy 80th Birthday to legendary player and coach, Mike Ditka!
10/18/2019

Happy 80th Birthday to legendary player and coach, Mike Ditka!

Chicago Blackhawks star Alex DeBrincat will be at the Chicago Sports Museum next Monday, Oct. 21! This event includes di...
10/16/2019
Meet Alex DeBrincat at the Chicago Sports Museum!

Chicago Blackhawks star Alex DeBrincat will be at the Chicago Sports Museum next Monday, Oct. 21! This event includes dinner, conversation and photos with Alex. For more information and how to purchase tickets click the link below!

https://insideaccess.com/alex-debrincat-2019/

Join ice hockey enthusiasts for a special evening with Chicago right winger, Alex DeBrincat. The evening will begin with a wine and beer reception and self-guided tours of the Chicago Sports Museum followed by a buffet style dinner and hosted conversation with Alex DeBrincat. Guests will have an opp...

Congratulations to all those that crossed the finish line in Grant Park this afternoon. Way to go runners!📸 Ionut Lupu
10/13/2019

Congratulations to all those that crossed the finish line in Grant Park this afternoon. Way to go runners!
📸 Ionut Lupu

The Chicago Blackhawks face the San Jose Sharks tonight at United Center for their home opener! LET'S GO HAWKS!
10/10/2019

The Chicago Blackhawks face the San Jose Sharks tonight at United Center for their home opener! LET'S GO HAWKS!

Chicago has been chosen as "Best Large City" to visit by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards!  Have you made the ...
10/07/2019

Chicago has been chosen as "Best Large City" to visit by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards! Have you made the Chicago Sports Museum part of your Chicago visit?

Choose Chicago

Bear Down in London Town. The Monsters of the Midway have arrived. Who’s ready for Sunday?!
10/04/2019

Bear Down in London Town. The Monsters of the Midway have arrived. Who’s ready for Sunday?!

Thanks for 5 great seasons and that World Series win, Joe! We will miss you!
09/30/2019

Thanks for 5 great seasons and that World Series win, Joe! We will miss you!

Happy Birthday to Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen! Here’s a little throw back to behind the scenes with Scottie to c...
09/25/2019

Happy Birthday to Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen! Here’s a little throw back to behind the scenes with Scottie to create his interactive game and measure your wing span exhibit in the museum!

Thank you Google for including us in your #wonderfulweekends festival in Maggie Daley Park! Make sure to stop by this we...
09/24/2019

Thank you Google for including us in your #wonderfulweekends festival in Maggie Daley Park! Make sure to stop by this weekend and have the chance to win free passes to our museum.

The Bears are ready to invade D.C. tonight for Monday Night Football! BEAR DOWN!
09/23/2019

The Bears are ready to invade D.C. tonight for Monday Night Football! BEAR DOWN!

72 years of history and tradition of Cubs baseball on WGN.  It's where Harry called home during his time with the Cubs. ...
09/21/2019

72 years of history and tradition of Cubs baseball on WGN. It's where Harry called home during his time with the Cubs. As Harry would have said, "So long everybody!" and thank you WGN. #chicagosveryown #holycow #harrycaray

Three cheers for Elena Delle Donne who won her second WNBA MVP award yesterday!
09/20/2019

Three cheers for Elena Delle Donne who won her second WNBA MVP award yesterday!

It all starts tonight. The biggest series of the season. We have the professor on the mound. Class starts at 6.  Go Cubs...
09/19/2019

It all starts tonight. The biggest series of the season. We have the professor on the mound. Class starts at 6. Go Cubs Go! #gocubsgo #chicago

It all starts tonight. The biggest series of the season. We have the professor on the mound. Class starts at 6.  Go Cubs...
09/19/2019

It all starts tonight. The biggest series of the season. We have the professor on the mound. Class starts at 6. Go Cubs Go! #gocubsgo #chicago

Happy Birthday to Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Famer, Ryne Sandberg! ⚾️
09/19/2019

Happy Birthday to Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Famer, Ryne Sandberg! ⚾️

WHO'S WINNING TONIGHT!?  Come watch the ultimate rivalry at our adjacent restaurant and bar Harry Caray's 7th Inning Str...
09/05/2019

WHO'S WINNING TONIGHT!? Come watch the ultimate rivalry at our adjacent restaurant and bar Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch and spend half time roaming the museum --including taking a look through Da Coach's playbook from the 1985 Superbowl!

W! Cubs sweep! 🧹
08/22/2019

W! Cubs sweep! 🧹

Cubs answer with a W! What a slam today by Ian Happ! #everybodyin
08/07/2019

Cubs answer with a W! What a slam today by Ian Happ! #everybodyin

Stop by Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch for Happy Hour specials from 4PM-7PM! Guests of Harry's will receive compliment...
07/30/2019

Stop by Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch for Happy Hour specials from 4PM-7PM!

Guests of Harry's will receive complimentary admission to the Chicago Sports Museum with a minimum $10 purchase!

It’s Taco Tuesday at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch! 🌮

Stop by from 4PM - 7PM for our Tuesday Happy Hour specials, including $2 tacos, $4 margaritas and much more!
https://www.harrycarays.com/harry-carays-7th-inning-stretch-mag-mile.html

A big Cubs Brewers three-game series starts tonight! Let’s go Cubs!
07/26/2019

A big Cubs Brewers three-game series starts tonight! Let’s go Cubs!

Happy birthday to the greatest of all time! We miss you, Walter! #SweetnessCheck out Walter Payton’s 1987 Final Career T...
07/25/2019

Happy birthday to the greatest of all time! We miss you, Walter! #Sweetness

Check out Walter Payton’s 1987 Final Career Touchdown Football on display at the Chicago Sports Museum!

The Chicago Sports Museum is the perfect place for your rehearsal dinner on the Magnificent Mile! The Museum blends the ...
07/24/2019

The Chicago Sports Museum is the perfect place for your rehearsal dinner on the Magnificent Mile!

The Museum blends the luxury of Michigan Avenue with the city’s love for its legendary sports teams, creating an unparalleled Windy City Experience. Contact one of our event planners at 312.631.2001 to schedule a tour.

https://www.chicagosportsmuseum.com/weddings-and-rehearsal-dinners.html

There have been only 23 pitchers to throw a perfect game in MLB history, and White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle became one o...
07/23/2019

There have been only 23 pitchers to throw a perfect game in MLB history, and White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle became one of them in 2009, 10 years ago today!

We have Ramon Castro’s catchers glove--the glove that caught the perfect game--on display at the Chicago Sports Museum. Check it out!

CUBS WIN!
07/19/2019

CUBS WIN!

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835 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
60611

Opening Hours

Monday 11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday 11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday 11:30 - 20:30
Thursday 11:30 - 20:30
Friday 11:30 - 21:00
Saturday 11:00 - 21:00
Sunday 11:00 - 18:00

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