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Group Tours

Thank you for your interest in a group tour at Illinois Holocaust Museum! We are excited to welcome your group. If you are interested in booking a virtual group tour or a field trip, please click the button below.

Request forms are processed in the order in which they are received and according to availability. Group Tour requests must be made at least three weeks in advance of your requested date.

Once we receive your request, we will verify availability and create a group reservation. Within 5-10 business days, our team will reach out to you to confirm your reservation details. If you do not hear back within this time frame, email Bernadette Marty at GroupToursAssociate@ilhmec.org

Group Size Requirements

Tours must include 15 paying guests to qualify for group tour rates and a docent-guided experience. For groups of 21 or more, the Museum may add extra docents at no additional charge.

Self-Guided Tours

The Museum offers self-guided tours for groups with 10-14 participants. Groups may tour with our free audio guide.

A printable self-guided tour brochure and map are available below.

Printable Self-Guided Tour BrochurePrintable Map

Groups with fewer than 10 participants are welcome to visit the Museum through general admission without a reservation. Each individual group member must pay general admission rates.

Group Tour Rates

Membership does not include the cost of participating in a Group Tour. Groups receive a 10% discount on Museum Legacy Shop purchases on their tour day.

Rate Sheet
Meal Offering

Whether your group is coming from another venue, spending most of the day at the Museum, or on a tight schedule, add to the authentic experience by dining on original Chicago deli food. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

Minimum order of 15 lunches is required. Pre-order and payment is required 10 business days prior to visit.

Boxed Lunch Card
Payment

Online credit card payments are preferred.

Pay online

Checks should be mailed to:

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Attn: Group Tours
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077

Deposit

A 50% deposit is due within 30 business days of receiving your group tour confirmation, and is calculated based on your anticipated number of guests. Your deposit will be applied toward the total balance.

Final Payment

The final payment and final numbers are due 1 week in advance of your visit. Without full payment 1 week in advance of your visit, your reservation will be subject to cancellation.

Cancellation Policy

Your deposit will be refunded if the cancellation is made three weeks in advance of the date of the visit. No exceptions.

With less than three weeks notice, and more than 10 days before visit, you may apply your deposit toward another tour (for the same organization) if it takes place within 6 months of the original date.

Free Auto And Bus Parking

There is ample free parking off of Woods Drive on the west side of the Museum.

The Museum is located at 9603 Woods Drive in Skokie, Illinois, convenient to I-94 and the Chicago downtown area.

Get directions from Google Printable map & directions

Group Tour Request Form

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    Date Preferences

    Please Note: During peak season (February – June), afternoon reservations are preferred.

    Within three business days of submitting this form, our team will reach out to you to confirm your reservation details. If you do not hear back within this time frame, email Bernadette, our Group Tours Associate at GroupToursAssociate@ilhmec.org

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