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Holiday Countiss Mansion Candlelit Historic Home Tour

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International Museum of Surgical Science

1524 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60610

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Please join us for this special, holiday-themed after-hours tour of the International Museum of Surgical Science's historic landmarked mansion on Lakeshore Drive. Also known as the Eleanor Countiss House, 1524 N Lakeshore Drive was supervised by its singular mistress from the Spring of 1917 until her death in the home on the early morning of March 20, 1931.

The International Museum of Surgical Science invites you on its beloved candlelit tour of the historic Countiss Residence. Bathed in warm candlelight, this unique exploration of 1524 will delve into the architecture of the space and the lives of its original occupants, who from the first World War through the Spring of 1931 worked, danced, dreamt and died there. Highlights from the IMSS permanent collection will invite guests to layer their experience of the space as an historic dwelling and modern-day Museum - as much enchanted by its elegant past as it is haunted by the morbid curiosities it houses today.

A complimentary reception follows the tour and lite fare will be served.

All guests must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Late guests will not be admitted.

These are hour-long walking tours and guests will be asked to summit 4 flights of stairs.If you or any one in your party requires special accommodations, such as elevator or wheel-chair ramp access, please call or email ahead.


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