The Chicago Sports Museum combines high-tech interactive experiences—including skill challenges and simulated experiences—with unique sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. The exhibits, designed by Lincolnwood, Illinois-based Luci Creative and Chicago-based Next/Now, are organized around five major zones.
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Hours & Availability
Monday – Thursday: 11:30am – 8:30pm
Friday: 11:30am – 9:00pm
Saturday: 11am – 9:00pm
Sunday: 11am – 6:00pm
The museum will be closing early for private events on dates listed in the calendar. For further information, please call 312.202.0500.
Interested in planning a private event at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch or the Chicago Sports Museum? Visit our event page.
Water Tower Place, Level 7
835 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Self parking available in Water Tower Place | Enter on Chestnut
Before 5pm: Regular rates apply
After 5pm: $12 for up to 5 hours with restaurant validation
$6 General Admission
Free for Children under 3
Guests of 7th Inning Stretch will receive complimentary tickets to the Museum
(Minimum purchase applies)
VIP Experience Tickets
$30 per guest (free for children under 3); Includes General Admission to Museum
The VIP Experience, led by Grant DePorter, founder of the Chicago Sports Museum and one of the foremost collectors of Chicago sports memorabilia, will be available from 11a-12p on September 17.
Among the highlights of the tour is the chance to hold and take photos with treasured memorabilia and unique artifacts, including:
- Kris Bryant’s last out cleats from Game 7 of the 2016 Cubs World Series
- The net from the shot that won the Bulls their sixth NBA championship
- Walter Payton’s final touchdown football
- Sammy Sosa’s corked bat
- The Hover Board used by Marty McFly in “Back To The Future II” (the movie that famously predicted the Cubs would win the World Series in 2015)
Guests will hear stories behind key moments in Chicago sports history and learn more about the athletes who participated in many of the interactive experiences featured in the Museum.
Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Chicago Gateway Green, a non-profit organization dedicated to greening and beautifying Chicago’s expressway, gateways, and neighborhoods.
Click here to purchase your ticket to the VIP Experience.
Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum make the 7th floor of the Water Tower Place on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile a true destination for any hungry sports fan. Our menu offers an impressive take on everyone’s favorite foods and drinks—all crafted with a unique Chicago flair. This high-energy 23,000 square foot complex offers dining, entertainment, interactive sports activities. It’s a wonderful destination to sit back, relax and enjoy the game with an amazing meal and wide selection of local beer