Group Tours

Explore one of the largest and oldest ethnic museums in the United States as a group! Take advantage of tours led by knowledgeable and passionate docents, no matter your group's special interests.

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The State funeral for Maria Mirecka Lorys

The state funeral for Maria Mirecka Loryś, Polonian activist, Home Army veteran, and long-time Member of the Polish Museum of America, will be held in Warsaw on Wednesday, August 17 at 10AM.

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Delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today, August 5, 2022, the PMA was visited by a delegation from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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PMA Day at the Chicago Fire

This event is a fundraiser for the Polish Museum of America and a portion of the (discounted!) ticket price shall be donated to the PMA.

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National Ice Cream Day

Wherever you choose to get your ice cream fix today, be sure to stop into the museum to see the rest of our "Polish Chicago: 1850-1939" exhibit.

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SGH Visits the PMA

We were so excited to host guests from the SGH Warsaw School of Economics at our museum today! Thank you to Dr. Lidia Filus, Professor and Chair of Mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University for coordinating this visit.

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski Goes Home – 81st Anniversary

On this day, we commemorate the loss of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, who died in New York 81 years ago on June 29, 1941, yet the story of his burial is one that wasn’t complete until 51 years after his death.

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The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski.

The Polish Museum of America mourns the passing of respected veteran, Wiesław Chodorowski. Wiesław Tadeusz ‘Ted’ Chodorowski (January 4, 1929 - June 10, 2022)

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Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor

Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor - The official designation was passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker on June 10th.

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General Józef Chłopicki

On June 3, 2022, at the PMA Sabina Logisz Great Hall, an epochal event took place. Not one, but two medals issued to General Józef Chłopicki, a Polish and French officer from the Revolutionary periods in Poland and France, were presented.

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