Getting Here

Getting Here


The Museum is located at 9603 Woods Drive in Skokie, Illinois.

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From the North via I-94:

  • Take the Edens Expressway (I-94) east to the Old Orchard exit.
  • From the exit ramp, turn right onto Old Orchard Road.
  • Turn left onto Woods Drive, about 1/4 mile down.

From the South via I-94:

  • Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) west.
  • Merge onto the Edens Expressway (I-94) going west to the Old Orchard exit.
  • From the exit ramp, turn left onto Old Orchard Road.
  • Turn left onto Woods Drive, about 1/4 mile down.

From the South via I-294:

  • Take the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) north to the Dempster St. east (US-14) exit.
  • From the exit ramp, turn right onto Dempster Street (US-14).
  • Drive east on Dempster Street about 3.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto Waukegan Road. Drive north about 1 mile.
  • Turn right onto Golf Road. Drive east about 2 miles.
  • Turn left onto Woods Drive.

Free parking is available around the Museum and across the street.

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We want everyone to have a memorable experience at the museum, so we strive to make our programs, exhibitions, and facilities accessible for everyone by removing barriers, delivering a welcoming and relevant experience, and providing opportunities for meaningful engagement.

We offer protection services officers and guest relations associates can assist you when you arrive and throughout your visit.

Wheelchairs are available at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. They are located in the coat check on the main level.

We offer elevators that access all three public levels of the Museum.

Accessible restrooms are available on every level of the Museum.



Public Transportation Options

  • Skokie Swift (CTA Yellow Line)
    Take CTA #54A North Cicero/Skokie Blvd bus to Old Orchard Road & Woods Drive. (No service on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays.)
  • Howard Station (PACE)
    Take PACE #215 (Old Orchard Mall – Macy’s) bus to Golf Road & Lavergne Ave. Transfer to PACE #208 Schaumburg/Northwest Transportation Center bus to Golf Road & Woods Drive. The Museum will be on your right.
  • Davis Station (Evanston – Metra/CTA Purple)
    Take PACE #208 bus to Golf Road & Woods Drive.


The Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center-Chicago North ShoreResidence Inn Chicago Wilmette, and Hampton Inn & Suites-Chicago North Shore/Skokie are the preferred hotels of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.

For additional lodging options, dining, transportation and activities on the North Shore, visit the Chicago’s North Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Please note: We welcome our last visitors of the day ONE HOUR before closing. Last visitors are admitted at 4:00 pm when the Museum closes at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm when Museum closes at 8:00 pm. 

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