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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago   |  
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One of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offers exhibitions of...  MORE »

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The Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago   |  
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With free admission for kids under 14, the Art Institute is a perfect family outing! Explore our family-friendly art-making activities, self-guides, games,...  MORE »

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Chicago Architecture Foundation

224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago   |  
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We offer more than 85 different tours of the city including the #1 architecture tour in Chicago, the Architecture River Cruise aboard...  MORE »

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Chicago Children's Museum

700 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago   |  
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Chicago Children's Museum's mission is to create a community where play and learning connect. CCM's primary audience is children 0-10, as well...  MORE »

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 North Cannon Drive
Chicago   |  
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The Museum provides award-winning exhibitions and programs to 70,000 students annually and trains and provides resources for more than 2,000 Chicago teachers....  MORE »

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American Indian Center - Chicago

1630 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago   |  
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From the beginning, AIC has been a brave experiment in community self-determination. We envision the American Indian Center as the authentic primary...  MORE »

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Millennium Park

201 E. Randolph St., between Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave
Chicago   |  
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National Museum of Mexican Art

1852 W 19st
Chicago   |  
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The National Mexican Museum of Art is a vibrant and welcoming place where you can experience authentic Mexican art and culture outside...  MORE »

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Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave
Chicago   |  
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Navy Pier, Inc. (NPI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation established in 2011 to maintain Navy Pier and oversee the redevelopment of one...  MORE »

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Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St
Chicago   |  
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The Chicago History Museum is a place of learning, discovery, creativity, and, well, history. We encourage people to value their own stories...  MORE »

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National Hellenic Museum

333 S. Halsted
Chicago   |  
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Programs for kids are available including camp The National Hellenic Museum is the premier institution for sharing the Greek story; a story that...  MORE »

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Polish Museum of America

984 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago   |  
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The Polish Museum of America is located in what had been the historical Polish Downtown neighborhood of Chicago. It is home to...  MORE »

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Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago   |  
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The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (UIMA) preserves and promotes contemporary art as a shared expression of the Ukrainian and American experience....  MORE »

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Chinese-American Museum of Chicago - Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center

238 W 23rd St
Chicago   |  
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Mission: The mission of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago (CAMOC) is to promote the culture and history––through exhibitions, education, and research––of Chinese-Americans...  MORE »

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American Writers Museum

180 N. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor
Chicago   |  
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The American Writers Museum: - Educates the public about American writers – past and present - Engages visitors to the Museum in exploring the...  MORE »

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Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe   |  
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We hope you enjoy your visit, and we invite you to come again soon to experience the glory of nature as it...  MORE »

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Illinois Railway Museum

7000 Olson Rd
Union   |  
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The Illinois Railway Museum is the largest railroad museum in the United States and is located in Union, Illinois, 55mi northwest of...  MORE »

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