Welcome to Modern Tattoo Ltd. and the Museum of American Tattooing
WE ARE ACCEPTING APPOINTMENTS STARTING MAY 29. YOU CAN CONTACT ONE OF THE ARTISTS DIRECTLY. ARTISTS INFO IS LISTED FURTHER DOWN ON THIS PAGE. YOU CAN ALSO CALL, EMAIL OR SEND THE SHOP A MESSAGE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. THANKS AND SEE YOU SOON!
THE MILITARY'S FIRST, FINEST AND ONLY CHOICE
WE ARE THE ORIGINAL WORLD FAMOUS
WE ARE THE ORIGINAL FREE SHUTTLE
HOME OF THE ORIGINAL FREE SHUTTLE
FOR ALL MILITARY PERSONNEL
JUST A 3 MINUTE RIDE FROM NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES
AWARD WINNING ARTISTS
Pops book, THE COLLECTION, REVISED EDITION IS BACK IN STOCK AND AVAILABLE NOW!
More Cap Coleman items have been added to this best seller!
Pops other books are only available on his website popscollection.com
OUR NEW T-SHIRTS HAVE ARRIVED!!
ALL SIZES AVAILABLE!
GRAB ONE AT THE SHOP OR ORDER ONLINE AT popscollection.com
Welcome to our establishment! We are proud to serve our community since 1987. Northern Illinois first and finest, Pops is proud to offer his customers a full service tattoo and piercing establishment. Whether you would like a small tattoo or a larger custom design, our artists are experienced in all aspects of the art of tattooing.
Along with our full time staff, we have some of the best artists from around the country who come to the shop to work with us! Please view the News section below to see who will be with us.
Walk-ins are always welcome or appointments are made, whichever you would prefer. No appointment is needed if you would just like to come in for a consultation to speak with any of the artists.
All tattoo and piercing rooms are private for our customers comfort and convenience. We are licensed by the State of Illinois and certified to be an OSHA establishment for the safety of our customers and artists. Tattoo and piercing procedures are done in a sterile environment and all equipment is 100% disposable.
With the addition of the Museum of American Tattooing in 2009, Pops has brought his famous collection of all things tattoo to this facility. We are the only Tattoo Museum in the State of Illinois and have become known as the premier tattoo facility for our customers. The Museum houses the largest collection of legendary tattoo artist August Cap Coleman, and we have done many exhibits all over the United States!
Home of the ORIGINAL FREE SHUTTLE. If you are stationed at Naval Station Great Lakes, we have been offering our FREE SHUTTLE service to and from the base since 1987. To take advantage of this service, just call the shop to arrange your ride. Pops served in the Navy in the early 1970's, so he makes sure his Military customers are well taken care of.
Hope to see you soon!
World Famous Modern Tattoo Ltd.
Museum of American Tattooing
3121 Beacon Street
North Chicago, Illinois 60064
To contact one of our full time artists, please call or email the shop. You can also contact them direct thru their Instagram.
To schedule an appointment