Modern Tattoo Ltd./Museum of American Tattooing
Established in 1987, we are Northern Illinois first and finest in custom tattooing! Our artists have over 100 years of combined experience!
Established in 1987, Modern Tattoo Ltd. is the most established and most respected tattoo shop in Northern Illinois and Great Lakes. With over 100 years of combined experience, our artists are able to create any design that customers ask for.
Home of the original free shuttle! For our long time Great Lakes Naval Station customers, we have been offering our free shuttle since 1987. Pops served in the United States Navy and has a great fondness and respect for all things Navy.
Pops opened his Museum of American Tattooing at the shop in 2009. The Museum is the one and only of its kind in Illinois and houses the largest collection of famed tattoo artist August "Cap" Coleman. Please come by for a tour of these amazing tattoo artifacts and history.
Hope to see you soon!