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Honoring our Heroes
Established under the direction of Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), the mission of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is to acquire and maintain an accessible collection of materials and to develop appropriate programs focusing on the citizen soldier in the preservation of democracy.
In a democratic society, it is important for people of all viewpoints to have an open, public forum to discuss the past, present, and future of the military. Through its collection and its programs, the Museum & Library is dedicated to serving as a forum for those discussions and preserving them for future generations. Since opening in 2003 in Chicago, the Museum & Library has hosted more than 500 events featuring the country’s most acclaimed authors, historians, journalists, and scholars.
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Members and donors provide the critical support needed to bring citizens and soldiers together and advance the understanding of military history and affairs. Learn more about the Museum & Library and how contributions and memberships support its mission at the links below.