The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is one of only a few museums in the nation that focuses exclusively on the history, culture, and arts of the American Indian and First Nation peoples of the United States and Canada. More about the Mitchell>>

Mitchell Museum
of the American Indian

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

"Storytelling  Inspiring Traditions for Generations"

Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of stories that make up the oral traditions of North America’s first people.  Stories that share, record, entertain, and teach others about this life and culture.  "Storytelling: Inspiring Traditions for Generations"considers contemporary issues facing American Indian cultures, such as language preservation and land ownership.  Learn how American Indians use storytelling traditions as tools to face these concerns.

Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Adults: $5.00
Children, students,  teachers, seniors: $3.00
Mitchell Members: FREE
Tribal Members: FREE


Make a craft,
explore inside a
real wigwam, and
much more!
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activities for
Kids & Families>>

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Our Ho-Chunk Ciporoke

(Chee-poe-doe-kay) is now open for tours.

Weather permitted please call our Visitor Services for a docent-led tour.




The permanent collection represents the art and culture from tribes
across the United States and Canada from Paleo-Indian times
to the present. Support the collection by Adopting an Artifact.

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