McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum


Friends of the Chicago River’s McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates Chicago’s river and world-famous movable bridges by shining light on their significance to the city. Beginning at river level and spiraling five stories up, this vertical adventure provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore a historic landmark bridgehouse. Visitors also get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of Chicago’s most famous movable bridge.

The Bridgehouse Museum furthers Friends’ mission by helping thousands of visitors discover the Chicago River’s fascinating history and how they can participate in the river’s renaissance.

For more information, including venue rental opportunities, please visit our Bridgehouse Museum website. 

Opportunity! Friends of the Chicago River is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic museum marketing intern who will help visitors discover the wonders of the Chicago River. You will work independently and in a small team to promote a cultural institution through multiple media outlets. This position is best suited for a self-starting, creative individual skilled in graphic design.