The Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614, is located near the intersection of North Avenue and North Clark St.,
at the south end of Lincoln Park near downtown Chicago. (The website is http://www.chicagohs.org)
In close vicinity is Old Town on North Wells Street which offers a good selection of restaurants, see http://www.oldtownchicago.org/
Within walking distance is Lake Michigan, and The Magnificent Mile on North Michigan Avenue. See http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago.htm for links to a wide range of downtown attractions.