The Made in Chicago Museum is an online collection of 20th-century artifacts that have roots in the Windy City.
Established in 2015 by Andrew Clayman, the museum features his personal collection of over 300 vintage objects of play and leisure dated 1900 to 1970. The collection represents the evolution and impact of Chicago and area manufacturers, including Chicago Roller Skate Company, Playskool, American Flyer, Exhibit Supply Company, Bally, Elgo Plastics, Gateway Engineering, Langson, Cadaco, Lincoln Logs, and many others.
Clayman hopes to establish a publicly accessible home for the collection in 2022.
Plan your next vacation to include a visit to a play-related store, museum, or private collection.