Chinese-American Museum of Chicago, Chicago

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#42 of 48 in Museums in Chicago



The Chinese American Museum of Chicago seeks to commemorate and interpret the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the American Midwest. The museum opened in 2005 in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood. Although it suffered a damaging fire in 2008, it reopened its renovated quarters, the Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center, in 2010.
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  • The museum has two floors, the first one had an exhibition about how the Chinese built the transcontinental railroad. I know there is a new exhibition at this time. The second-floor showcases the...  more »
  • This small but very interesting museum shares the story of Chinese Americans through their own eyes and words. There is an excellent film explaining the early immigration of Chinese to Chicago. There....  more »
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  • Such a wonderful space filled with important history of the Chinese American people in America that is often overlooked in our history books. There is also a beautiful view of the skyline from the 4th floor. Wheelchair accessible and gender neutral bathrooms
  • A gem not to miss. History of Chinese-Americans contribution to the transcontinental railroad plus the Chinese immigrant experience in Chicago. Presented in an attractive, informative manner. The story is very well presented. A wonderful place to learn about the Chinese experience in America. Thank you.

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