Irish American Heritage Center
Chicago, Ill. 60630
Cost: Free, events cost extra
Hours: Museum tours by appointment. Building hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday; Sunday hours vary.
The Irish American Heritage Center, which occupies an 86,000-square-foot building on the City's Northwest Side, fosters the practice, study, and celebration of Irish, Celtic, and Irish-American cultural traditions. The IAHC houses a 650-seat theater/concert hall, auditorium, a library, an authentic Irish pub, a social center, a museum, dance/music studios and meeting rooms.