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  • Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
  • 6500 South Pulaski Road
  • Chicago, IL 60521
TELEPHONE: 773.582.6500
FAX: 773.582.5133


Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day


Adults: $9.00
Students and Seniors: $7.00
Children 12 and under: $3.00

Getting to the Museum


The Museum is located in the West Lawn neighborhood of Chicago at the corner of 65th Street and South Pulaski Road, approximately 11 miles south west from downtown Chicago and 1.6 miles southeast of Midway Airport.


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    Street parking is available directly in front of the Museum, along southbound Pulaski Road, and in the parking lot behind the Museum building. The lot is accessible off of 65th Street.

    The Museum has elevator access to all floors and an accessible bathroom on the second floor.
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From downtown Chicago or "The Loop"

Approx. 11 miles
  • By car: Depending on where you are downtown, take Lake Shore Drive or I-90E/I-94S to I-55 South (Stephenson Expressway) to St. Louis. Take Exit#287/Pulaski Rd. Turn left on to South Pulaski Rd., proceed south for 3.3 miles.  The Museum will be on the right side of the street, on the southwest corner of 65th St. and Pulaski Rd.
  • By bus: Take the Orange Line Subway towards Midway Airport, get off at Pulaski Station. Take Bus 53A south toward 81st St., and get off the bus at Pulaski and 65th St. **Transfer fare is needed.**

From Midway Airport

Approx. 1.6 miles
  • By taxi: Yellow Cab # 312-829-4222 Order a Yellow Cab online
  • By car: From Cicero Avenue, drive east on West 55th S.t or West 59th St. Turn right on South Pulaski Rd. The Museum will be on the right side (west) at the corner of S. Pulaski Rd. and 65th St.
  • By bus: (Transfer fare is needed.) Walk to 55th St. & Kilpatrick, take the Eastbound 55 Bus East toward the Museum of Science and Industry. Get off at Pulaski Rd. Take the 53A Bus southbound on Pulaski Rd, get off at 65th St.

From O'Hare Airport

Approx. 26.5 miles
  • By car: Take I-90 East, merge onto I-94 E, take exit 53 to merge onto I-55 S toward St Louis, take exit 287 for Pulaski Rd, turn left onto S Pulaski Rd, the Museum will be on the right
  • By public transportation: Take the Blue Line toward Chicago, get off at Forest Park, take the Orange Line subway toward Midway, get off at Pulaski Station. Take the 53A Bus toward 111th, get off at 65th St. The Museum building is located at the southwest corner of Pulaski Rd. and 65th Street

Contact Us

Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
6500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
P: (773) 582-6500

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About Us

Founded in 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, the Balzekas Museum is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Lithuanian culture. The Museum celebrates the notable achievements of Lithuanian Americans, the Lithuanian nation, and Lithuanian communities world wide. The Balzekas Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Read more