WORLD PREMIERE APRIL 27, 2019
Northerly Island – Chicago
THE FOUNDING OF AMERICA
Alexander Hamilton’s remarkable story has inspired millions of Americans. Now, you can see it through his eyes in this 360-degree immersive exhibition inspired by the revolutionary musical.
The exhibition features an audio tour narrated by the musical’s author, Lin Manuel Miranda, along with Phillipa Soo and Chris Jackson, who played Eliza Schuyler and George Washington in the original Broadway production of Hamilton. Joanne B. Freeman, a U.S. historian and tenured Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, also narrates. The Spanish language translations are narrated by Olga Merediz, who originated the role of Abuela Claudia in the Broadway production of In The Heights.
With a dynamic and interactive mix of lighting, sound, multimedia, music and historical artifacts, you will experience how it felt to write the way Hamilton wrote, fight the way Hamilton fought, and live the way Hamilton lived.
Discover how his work as a trader in St. Croix gave him the skills to create our country’s financial system. Gaze upon the streets of New York with detailed replicas of the city in 1776. Step into George Washington’s war tent as you learn how the Revolutionary Army planned their shocking victory in the Battle of Yorktown.
Hamilton: The Exhibition posits new questions about Hamilton’s life and the founding of America, ultimately leaving us to ask the question — how can we leave our own legacies for future Americans?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are The Exhibition hours?
Monday and Tuesday: Open 12:00pm-Last Entry at 4:00 pm (Galleries close at 6:00 PM)
Wednesday: Open 10:00 am-Last Entry at 4:00 pm (Galleries close at 6:00 PM)
Thursday-Saturday: Open 10:00 am-Last Entry at 6:00 pm (Galleries close at 8:00 PM)
Sunday: Open 10:00 am-Last Entry at 4:00 pm. (Galleries close at 6:00 PM)
Special School Group Hours beginning at 9:00 am on Monday and Tuesday.
Operating hours may vary from the schedule above.
What do you expect will be the approximate/average time it takes for a person to go through The Exhibition?
While individual visit times depend on a guest’s interest level, we anticipate that most will take about 90 minutes to view The Exhibition. A guest may stay inside The Exhibition until the galleries close for the day should he or she wish.
What ages is the exhibition appropriate for?
The Exhibition is recommended for ages 10 and up. Audio tours are included in the admission price for every guest. Younger children may not enjoy wearing an audio headset; therefore, we encourage the ages of 10 and up to maximize guest enjoyment. The headset is included in the ticket price.
Is there a study guide to accompany the exhibit?
There will be an educator guide geared towards students from grades 4-12.
Will The Exhibition be ADA accessible?
Yes, The Exhibition will be ADA accessible.
For visitors who are sight-impaired, large-print versions of all exhibition copy are available at the entrance to The Exhibition. Additionally, transcripts of the audio guide, and sound amplifiers, are available for visitors who are hearing-impaired. All videos have open-captioning.
A limited number of wheelchairs will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for visitors to borrow during their visit.
Are their group discounts?
Group reservations can be made now through Broadway In Chicago Group Sales. For Groups of 10 or more contact Broadway in Chicago at 312-977-1710 or click here (link to [email protected]?subject=Hamilton%20the%20Exhibition). The audio tour is included in the group ticket price.
All Chicago Public Schools may make a free group reservation for their students in 4th grade or above. Reservations are available Mondays and Tuesdays during the CPS School Year, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Discounts are available for non-CPS schools, including colleges. One chaperone for every 10 students is free and required.
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