Hellenic Culture

National Hellenic Museum

Greektown is the proud home of the National Hellenic Museum, which is currently located in its temporary space at 801 West Adams Street. (in the Greek Islands Building, on the fourth floor). National Hellenic Museum is a place where one can come to learn about the Greek immigrant experience in America. View vignettes from a permanent collection of over 6,000 objects,photos and century-old books and textiles, and hear the recordings and visual testimonials that capture growing up Greek in America, living through homeland wars and famine or the joy of experiencing a new generation of success.

Nourishing Culture

Experience our Annual TASTE OF GREECE along Halsted Street (800 West) from VanBuren Street (400 South) to Monroe Street (100 South) for the samplings of our famous Greek Restaurants in an open air festival. Numerous vendors selling their wares as well as entertainers playing traditional Greek music with Greek Belly Dancers. For all ages the famous international Jesse White Tumbling Team amazes the crowds. Check our website for listing of event dates.

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The Greek Monsters

Fall 2014, The NHM is excited to host this stop of the world famous exhibit. The exhibition consists of installations, sculptures. Read More...

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