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For the safety of staff and volunteers the Balzekas Museum will be closed to the public between December 24th to January 2nd. Any inquiries may be sent to

The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture is now open to visitors without prescheduled appointments. Drop-ins welcome in the Museum’s Gift Shop.

Please call ahead if you have any questions or if you wish to schedule a group visit:  773.582.6500

Masks and social distancing required.



Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
6500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60521

TELEPHONE: 773.582.6500
FAX: 773.582.5133

Contact us by email


Monday to Saturday: 10AM to 4PM
Sunday: 12PM to 4PM


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

From “The Loop” Downtown

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.

From Midway Airport

Approx. 1.6 miles

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

Public Transit Information

For up-to-date information about public transportation to the Balzekas Museum using the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) trains and/or buses including fares, schedules and routes, visit


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.