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Ukrainian National Museum

Address

2249 W. Superior St.

Neighborhood

Ukrainian Village

Hours

Sat, Oct 15: 9am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 16: 9am - 5pm

Family Friendly Photography Permitted Wheelchair Accessible

Description

Take a step into Ukrainian culture from the perspective of Ukrainian-Americans in Chicago. Experience day-to-day life through the elaborate costumes, tapestries, woodcarvings and decorated Easter Eggs found in a traditional home. Be transported to 1709 for the signing of the first constitution in the world in the Kozak Nation. Learn about the Holodomor Genocide of 1932-33, and the protests and war which began in 2013. Immerse yourself in displays of a wide range of Ukrainian traditions, including dance and folk art.

Behind the Scenes

Experience centuries of Ukrainian history and culture through the museum's collection of costumes, artifacts, and artwork.