Basic Information

The park lies in a humid continental zone with a generally temperate climate. Chicago winters are mildly cold with average temperatures around 26 degrees (F). Summers are hot and humid with an average temperature around 72 degrees (F). Average annual total rainfall is about 36". Snowfall in the winter is moderate with an average total snowfall of about 38".

Entrance Fees:

Park Fee - $0.00

There are no fees associated with Pullman National Monument. Park partner sites may have fees associated with their sites

Shared Visitor Center with the Historic Pullman Foundation

As we adjust our staffing, we suggest calling the Historic Pullman Foundation to confirm the correct hours of operation at 773-785-8901. You can reach the National Park Service at 773-264-7431.


Pullman National Monument is located in northeast Illinois, south of Chicago. Established in 2015, it is the nation's 406th National Park Service site.


Let Us Help You Plan Your Visit

  • Pullman National Monument is located on the South side of the Chicago area, about a thirty minute drive south of downtown Chicago.
  • Before you begin your journey to the park, be sure to check current traffic and Road Conditions around the park and Chicago area. Visit the Directions page to for the best way to reach the park.
  • Browse the park Calendar to see what events may be planned for your visit.
  • Get the current Weather conditions for the park and surrounding area.
  • Finish your trip planning by visiting the Eating & Sleeping page to find local area eateries and accommodations.
  • Leashed animals are permitted on the grounds but not in park buildings. Service animals are permitted in park buildings, but must be leashed. Pet owners are responsible for picking up after their pet.
  • Looking for more National Park Service areas? Browse a list of other National Park Service areas around Illinois and throughout the country.

Last updated: March 3, 2016

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Mailing Address:

11141 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60628


(773) 468-9310

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