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The Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago

Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago

721 N. Oakley Blvd.
Chicago,  IL  60612
(312) 421-8020
 info@ukrntlmuseum.org 

Visit The Ukrainian National Museum
Monday - Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday - Sunday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

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The Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago
details the heritage, culture and people of Ukraine

Inside the Museum...

  • The Museum Collection
    Includes 1,140 artifacts
    Traditional Folk Arts, Agricultural Tools, Artwork, Musical Instruments, Trophies & Miscellaneous Artifacts.
    All museum collection guides are in English.
  • The Library
    Has 16,320 titles and includes
    Rare Books , Author Autographed Editions, Monographs on Émigré Communities,  Contemporary Editions & Over 600 Periodicals and Newspapers
    The collection is classified in the language of publication, usually Ukrainian.
  • The Archives
    Include material about Ukrainian communities, particularly in Chicago
    Ukrainian Performance Groups, National Youth Chapters, Veteran and Fraternal Organizations, Local Church Archives, 1933 Chicago World’s Fair Memorabilia, Personal Manuscripts of Civic Leaders & Large Photographic Collection Archival
    Material is indexed by subject.
Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago
Exhibition Halls
North
Exhibition Hall
North Exhibition Hall
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South
Exhibition Hall
South Exhibition Hall
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Ukraine Facts...

National Symbol
Tryzub
Tryzub - National Symbol

     

National Flag
Ukrainian
Ukrainian National Flag

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  • Country: Ukraine
    Formerly Kievan-Rus’
    (Not to be confused with Russia)
  • Independence: August 24, 1991
    Ukraine proclaimed its independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union. As Kievan-Rus’, IX — mid XIII century, Ukraine was a major power in Europe hundreds of years before Moscow threw off its dependence on the Mongols, and 800 years before Peter the Great renamed Muscovy as Russia. As a Kozak State, Ukraine enjoyed autonomy in the XVII and XVIII centuries.
  • Official Language: Ukrainian
  • Population: 53 million (approximately)
  • Capital City: Kyiv
    Founded by Prince Kyi ca. 600 AD (Kyiv was known by Arab and Persian writers of the IX and X centuries as a rich commercial center on the banks of the Dnipro River, with access to the Black Sea.)
  • Size: 233,089 square miles
    The second largest country in Europe.
  • Economy: Agriculture & Industry
    A major agricultural and industrial area in Eastern Europe.  Major wheat and grain producer.  Rich deposits of coal, iron ore, natural gas, oil, titanium, mercury, and magnesium.

Schedule a Visit to the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago...
There's much more to see and learn about at the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago.
Please schedule a visit with us soon!

Visit the Ukrainian National Museum at:
721 N. Oakley, Chicago, IL  60612

Monday - Wednesday:  By Appointment
Call: (312) 421-8020
Or Email us: info@ukrntlmuseum.org
 

Thursday - Sunday: 

11:00AM - 4:00PM
 

Directions to the Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago...
721 N. Oakley, Chicago, IL  60612

From I-290 in Chicago, IL
Go North on Western Ave. to Chicago Ave.
Go East on Chicago Ave. to Oakley Ave.
Go South on Oakley Ave. to Superior
At the corner of Oakley and Superior
From I-90/94 in Chicago, IL
Go West on Division to Oakley Ave.
Go South on Oakley Ave. to Superior
At the corner of Oakley and Superior


Contact Us...
Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago
721 N. Oakley, Chicago, IL  60612
 
Phone: (312) 421-8020
Email:
info@ukrntlmuseum.org
 

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721 N. Oakley, Chicago, IL  60612
 Phone: (312) 421-8020   Email: info@ukrntlmuseum.org

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This program is partially sponsored by a grant for the Illinois Arts Council.

 

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