Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60607-7017
(312) 413-5353The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is located at 800 South Halsted Street on the University of Illinois campus. The Hull-House Museum commemorates the work of social welfare pioneer and peace advocate Jane Addams, her settlement house associates, their innovative programs and the neighborhood they served. The museum is in an
History of Hull HouseThe Hull Mansion was built in 1856 by Charles J. Hull and was occupied by Jane Jane Addams Social Welfare Pioneer in Peace Work Addams in 1889. The furnishings are original and depict the history of the settlement and the work of its residents. Jane Addams, Florence Kelley, Dr. Alice Hamilton, Julia Lathrop, Ellen Gates Starr, Sophonisba Breckinridge and Grace and Edith Abbott were among the residents. They provided services for the neighborhood, such
Jane AddamsJane Addams (1860 - 1935) was born in Cedarville, Illinois in 1860, graduated from Rockford College in 1882 and founded the world famous social settlement Hull-House on Chicago's Near West Side in 1889. Jane Addams became the country's most prominent woman through her writings, settlement work and international efforts for world peace. She produced eleven books, was an active
Visiting the Jane Addams Hull-House MuseumThe Museum is open to the public for tours Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free and parking is available across the street. This Museum is an internationally recognized symbol of multi-cultural understanding, educational innovation, social service, urban research and social reform. The Museum is both a National and a Chicago Historic Landmark.
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