Experience the one-of-a-kind exhibit — only in Chicago. The immersive experience explores the true story behind the revolutionary musical. With an audio guide by Lin Manuel Miranda, visitors will get an in-depth look at the fascinating life of Alexander Hamilton and the creation of the United States of America.

The exhibit allows visitors to walk in Hamilton's footsteps, from his early days in St. Croix, to New York during the Revolutionary War, to the scene of Hamilton's final duel. Discover how Hamilton rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most influential founding fathers, while learning untold stories of America's beginnings. Plus, keep an eye out for fun facts about the musical hidden throughout the exhibition.

Hamilton: The Exhibition
Inside the Schuyler Mansion during a winter's ball 

Where is Hamilton: The Exhibition?

The exhibition is presented in a 35,000-square-foot, custom-built structure on Chicago's stunning Northerly Island.

Where do I get tickets?

You can get tickets for Hamilton: The Exhibition online. It's a good idea to get your tickets ahead of time. You'll be asked to pick a date and time of your visit. Timed tickets are available every 30 minutes during operating hours.

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How do I get to Hamilton: The Exhibition?

You can easily get to Northerly Island via public transportation (bus, Metra train, and CTA Red, Orange, and Green lines). If you drive, there are free trolleys available in front of the Soldier Field parking lot and inside the Adler Parking lot. The exhibit is also accessible via the Lakefront Trail, if you'd like to bike or walk.

Hamilton: The Exhibition
Hamilton's New York

Is this a permanent exhibit?

Chicago is hosting the world premier of this limited-run exhibit. Once it closes here, it will travel to select cities around the country.

What if I haven't seen the musical?

No problem! The exhibit is meant for anyone interested in U.S. history, particularly lesser known stories about Alexander Hamilton, the Revolutionary War, and the creation of the United States.

If you've seen the musical, look out for plaques in various exhibit rooms that note where history and the show diverge.

Can I see the musical in Chicago?

Yes! Hamilton is currently playing at the Broadway in Chicago CIBC Theatre through Jan. 5, 2020. Get your tickets here.

Where can I stay?

Chicago has a ton of great hotel deals during the exhibition's run. Explore Chicago hotels and find out how to get up to 20% off your stay.

Hamilton: The Exhibition

Photos courtesy David Korins

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