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Trailside Museum of Natural History

738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest   |  
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View and learn about live native animals, walk on winding trails through oak woodlands, and learn about the ecology and natural wonders...  MORE »

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The Art Institute of Chicago

111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago   |  
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Mission: The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world's diverse artistic...  MORE »

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Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

209 S. LaSalle Street Suite 118
Chicago   |  
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Tours and programs available for the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Wright's Robie House, The Rookery, and Unity Temple....  MORE »

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County

536 N Harlem Ave
River Forest   |  
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The Forest Preserves of Cook County, with nearly 70,000 acres, is the largest urban forest preserve district in the United States. It...  MORE »

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The Field Museum

1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago   |  
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Travel around the world, go back in time, and discover things you never knew at The Field Museum! Whether you're a first-time...  MORE »

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The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

339 N Oak Park Ave
Oak Park   |  
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The Ernest Hemingway Foundation fosters understanding of the life and work of Hemingway with emphasis on his Oak Park origins and his...  MORE »

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 N Cannon Dr
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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Illinois Railway Museum

7000 Olson Rd
Union   |  
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America's largest railway museum....  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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Cheney Mansion

220 N Euclid Ave
Oak Park   |  
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See our virtual tour here: http://tinyurl.com/cheneytour Cheney Mansion, reminiscent of a gracious English country home, was designed in 1913 by Charles E. White,...  MORE »

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Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

5700 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago   |  
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The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere, is home to more than 35,000...  MORE »

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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 Adler Planetarium

1300 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago   |  
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The Adler Planetarium—America’s First Planetarium—is more than a museum; it is a laboratory, a classroom, and a community exploring the Universe together....  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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