Modern Tattoo Ltd./Museum of American Tattooing

Modern Tattoo Ltd./Museum of American Tattooing Established in 1987, we are Northern Illinois first and finest in custom tattooing! Our artists have over 100 years of combined experience!

Established in 1987, Modern Tattoo Ltd. is the most established and most respected tattoo shop in Northern Illinois and Great Lakes. With over 100 years of combined experience, our artists are able to create any design that customers ask for. Home of the original free shuttle! For our long time Great Lakes Naval Station customers, we have been offering our free shuttle since 1987. Pops served in the United States Navy and has a great fondness and respect for all things Navy. Pops opened his Museum of American Tattooing at the shop in 2009. The Museum is the one and only of its kind in Illinois and houses the largest collection of famed tattoo artist August "Cap" Coleman. Please come by for a tour of these amazing tattoo artifacts and history. Hope to see you soon!

Hangin' with Pops! One of his longtime customers. Nice to see you! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #tattoobooks #po...
06/23/2019

Hangin' with Pops! One of his longtime customers. Nice to see you! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #tattoobooks #popscollectionbooks #navalstationgreatlakes

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #beartattoos #navy #militarytattooart
06/16/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #beartattoos #navy #militarytattooart

Awesome customers! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #navy #navytattoo # popscollectionbooks
06/16/2019

Awesome customers! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #navy #navytattoo # popscollectionbooks

Thanks ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #museumofamericantattooing #navy #militarytattooart
06/16/2019

Thanks ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #museumofamericantattooing #navy #militarytattooart

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #womantattoo #rosetattoo #navy #realisticta...
06/16/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #womantattoo #rosetattoo #navy #realistictattoo

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #clowntattoo #raventattoo
06/14/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #clowntattoo #raventattoo

Hangin' with Pops! Awesome ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #naval #military #navy #tattoo
06/10/2019

Hangin' with Pops! Awesome ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #naval #military #navy #tattoo

Had a great visit today with my very loved friends Chuck and Harriet from The Tattoo Archive and Book Mistress in Winsto...
06/06/2019

Had a great visit today with my very loved friends Chuck and Harriet from The Tattoo Archive and Book Mistress in Winston Salem NC. Pops would have loved your visit, but I know he was here with us! I will see you soon in Winston Salem! Love you guys! @tattoo.archive @book_mistress #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #tattoobooks #popscollectionbooks

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #shiptattoo #navy #militarytattoo
06/03/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #shiptattoo #navy #militarytattoo

Thanks so much Ronnie for joining us this week! Had a great time! @ronnietattoo #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgrea...
06/02/2019

Thanks so much Ronnie for joining us this week! Had a great time! @ronnietattoo #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #traditionaltattoo #navy

What's up! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #tattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #naval
06/02/2019

What's up! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #tattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #naval

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #navy #museumoftheamericansailor
06/02/2019

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #navy #museumoftheamericansailor

Thanks guys! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #usnavytattoos #tattoomuseum
06/02/2019

Thanks guys! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #usnavytattoos #tattoomuseum

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #skulltattoo #raventattoo  #militarytattoo...
06/01/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #skulltattoo #raventattoo #militarytattoo #navytattoo

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #ninjaturtles #navy #turtletattoo
06/01/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #ninjaturtles #navy #turtletattoo

This Memorial Day, we are honoring all service members, past and present, including my husband, Pops, who served in the ...
05/27/2019

This Memorial Day, we are honoring all service members, past and present, including my husband, Pops, who served in the United States Navy. Please take a moment today to reflect on their service. RIP Pops and God bless America. #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #memorialday #military

We are hiring! Experienced artist wanted to join our staff of 4 full time artists. We are a busy, established shop of 32...
05/26/2019

We are hiring! Experienced artist wanted to join our staff of 4 full time artists. We are a busy, established shop of 32 years. Minimum shop experience of 3 years. No apprentices, no drugs, no drama and no crybabies. We are a very busy street shop and also busy with appointments. If you are interested in our premier facility located with the Museum Of American Tattooing, please direct message or email [email protected]. #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattooartistwanted #tattoomuseum

ARTIST WANTED  Join our staff of 4 full time artists! We are a premier and well established shop of 32 years. 3 years sh...
05/26/2019

ARTIST WANTED
Join our staff of 4 full time artists! We are a premier and well established shop of 32 years. 3 years shop experience required. No apprentices, no drugs, no drama and no crybabies please. We are a very busy street shop and also with appointments. Our facility is also the location of The Museum Of American Tattooing. If interested, direct message, or email [email protected]. #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattooartistwanted #tattoomuseum

Welcome Ronnie! Ronnie will be with us May 31 thru June 2! Schedule your time with him now! Looking forward to seeing yo...
05/24/2019

Welcome Ronnie! Ronnie will be with us May 31 thru June 2! Schedule your time with him now! Looking forward to seeing you! @ronnietattoo #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoo

Sad Girl by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #sadgirl #tattoo
05/23/2019

Sad Girl by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #sadgirl #tattoo

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #rosetattoo #rose #navy
05/20/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #rosetattoo #rose #navy

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #tattoo
05/19/2019

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #tattoo

Thanks ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #popscollectionbooks #navytattoo #militarytattoo
05/19/2019

Thanks ladies! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #popscollectionbooks #navytattoo #militarytattoo

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy #virginmarytattoo
05/19/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy #virginmarytattoo

Checkin' out the Cap Coleman in the Museum! Thanks guys! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #c...
05/12/2019

Checkin' out the Cap Coleman in the Museum! Thanks guys! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #capcolemantattoo #navy

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoo
05/12/2019

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoo

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #rosetattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy
05/12/2019

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #rosetattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #eagletattoo #traditionaltattoo
05/11/2019

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #eagletattoo #traditionaltattoo

Tattoo by Dustin! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #traditionaltattoo #eaglesnaketattoo #tattoomuseum #nav...
05/11/2019

Tattoo by Dustin! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #traditionaltattoo #eaglesnaketattoo #tattoomuseum #navy

Tattoo by Quori! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #birdtattoo #militarytattoo #tattoomuseum
05/11/2019

Tattoo by Quori! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #birdtattoo #militarytattoo #tattoomuseum

Thank you! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy #navylife
05/05/2019

Thank you! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #navy #navylife

All the way from Green Bay! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #greenbay #popscollectionbooks
05/05/2019

All the way from Green Bay! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #tattoomuseum #greenbay #popscollectionbooks

Awesome dudes! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #tattoomuseum
05/04/2019

Awesome dudes! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #tattoomuseum

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #skull #skulltattoo #military #navy
05/04/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #skull #skulltattoo #military #navy

Tattoo by Randy! @artoftatt2 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #hankwilliams #countrymusic
04/30/2019

Tattoo by Randy! @artoftatt2 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #hankwilliams #countrymusic

All the ladies hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #sai...
04/30/2019

All the ladies hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #sailor #military

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #eagletattoo #asiantattoo #militarytattoo
04/30/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #eagletattoo #asiantattoo #militarytattoo

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #liontattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #popscollectionbooks #navytatto...
04/30/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #liontattoo #navalstationgreatlakes #popscollectionbooks #navytattoo

Thanks for being with us today! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #navy
04/28/2019

Thanks for being with us today! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #tattoomuseum #popscollectionbooks #navy

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #sailor #navy #popscollectionbooks #military
04/24/2019

Hangin' with Pops! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #sailor #navy #popscollectionbooks #military

Awesome dudes! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #navytattoo #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks
04/24/2019

Awesome dudes! #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #navytattoo #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks

Tattoo by Randy! @artoftatt2 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #shiptattoo #navylife #navyvet
04/24/2019

Tattoo by Randy! @artoftatt2 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #shiptattoo #navylife #navyvet

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #sunflower #sunflowertattoo #popscollection...
04/24/2019

Tattoo by Quori! @quorisenyon #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #sunflower #sunflowertattoo #popscollectionbooks #militarytattoo

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #na...
04/24/2019

Tattoo by Dustin! @oldirtybadkat #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #navy

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #flow...
04/24/2019

Tattoo by Eric! @gwi_wang_1981 #moderntattooltdmuseum #navalstationgreatlakes #militarytattoo #popscollectionbooks #flowertattoo

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