Planning Your Visit


The Edgewater Historical Society and Museum is located at 5358 N. Ashland Ave. (Balmoral at Ashland), Chicago, IL 60640. See map at the left.

Hours & Admission

The Museum is open 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and for special events. Admission to the Museum is always free, but donations are gratefully accepted.


Free street parking is available adjacent to the Museum, as well as within short walking distances.

Public Transit

The Edgewater Historical Society and Museum is easily accessible from both CTA and Metra. The Museum is within walking distance of the Berwyn stop off CTA’s Red Line, as well as the #22, #36, #92 and #50 bus routes.

The Museum is also accessible from the Metra Ravenswood and Rogers Park stations off the Union Pacific North Line. Use Google Transit to plan your route via CTA and Metra.


The Museum entrance, exhibit area, and restrooms, are ADA accessible.


Groups are welcome at the Edgewater Historical Society and Museum. Volunteers are available to accommodate groups for special tours or meetings by appointment. Please contact us for more information.