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As a Chicago Architecture Center member, you’ll enjoy a year of special events, inspiring programs, exciting tours, special members-only events and FREE unlimited entry to the city’s newest cultural destination. Support from Chicago Architecture Center members also funds initiatives that support our mission: inspiring people to discover why design matters.

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Exclusive Benefits for CAF Members

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Benefits to all members

These standard benefits apply to all levels.

Friends & Family $180

  • Access and benefits for FOUR adults and children under 18 (up to four children), plus:
  • Buy-TWO-ticket-get-TWO-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises**
  • 15% off education programs for kids and families
  • Discount on CAC summer camps
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*Seniors (age 65+), students (with valid ID) and educators (with valid ID) are eligible for a 15% discount by calling our call center at 312.922.8687 or visiting our Box Office in person.
** On Saturdays, the River Cruise member benefit can be used for 9am, 9:30am, 12pm and 12:30pm departures through Oct. 6. Starting Oct. 13, the 12pm departure will be the only Saturday departure eligible for the member benefit.