21c Museum Hotel Chicago Free Admission Thursday

21C Museum Hotel Chicago Free Admission Thursday
May 30

21c Museum Hotel Chicago Free Admission Thursday

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INFO: Admission is free and open to the public 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Phone: (312) 660-6100 | Email: [email protected] | Website
where: 21C Museum Hotel Chicago, 55 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA map
when: May 30 @ 1am - 1pm
price: Free
category: Arts & Culture
 


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