McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Re-Opens May 18
Friends of the Chicago River's McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum opens for the season on May 18 with free admission all weekend. The museum, in a bridgehouse on the corner of Wacker and Michigan, features five floors of info about the history of the river and its future.
The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates the Chicago River and its world-famous movable bridges.
Beginning at river level and spiraling five stories up, the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore a historic landmark bridgehouse.
At river level, visitors can view the massive gears of Chicago’s most famous movable bridge and then journey through time as they experience the story of the Chicago River. Once at the top of the Bridgehouse, visitors are treated to magnificent 360 degree views of the city and river, and will gain a whole new perspective on the beauty and complexity that is Chicago.
The Bridgehouse Museum furthers the mission of Friends of the Chicago River.