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Chicago CityPass
"Chicago CityPASS includes entry to: Shedd Aquarium (includes VIP entry to Waters of the World galleries Amazon Rising Wild Reef Abbott Oceanarium Polar Play Zone Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch (May to October) plus your choice of a 4-D Experience. The Field Museum (includes All-Access Pass
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Best of Chicago Tour Including a Deep-Dish Pizza
"Get ready to see the best of Chicago and enjoy its most famous food – deep-dish pizza! Start your city sightseeing tour with visits to some of Chicago’s most interesting neighborhoods – Gold Coast Lincoln Park Wrigleyville and more – where you’ll learn about the city’s unique culture and rich history. This comprehensive tour also takes you to the most important and popular attractions in the city including Grant Park with its enviable location on Lake Michigan; Adler Planetarium with a great view of the city; and Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) one of Chicago’s most famous skyscrapers! After the tour
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
From $48.00

Loyola Art Museum,A Fine Lilliputian Art Museum

A few weeks ago,I visited this lilliputian art museum,worthy of respect for its fine collection of Devotional Art.I especially appreciated their reliquary chaisse from 12th Century Limoges,France.I...
margatemensch
Apr 21, 2014

National Veterans Art Museum

Originally opened as the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, this museum has recently dropped "Vietnam" from its name.Its purpose is to inspire greater understanding of the real impact of war with a...
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etfromnc
Sep 06, 2013

Driehaus Museum

The Driehaus Museum was one of the sites featured on the Open House weekend, when I saw it on the list I put it as my #1 spot to visit as I love touring old mansions and just hadn't found the time to...
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Dabs
Oct 14, 2012

Tiffany Glass Mosaic in Macy's

Having been charged with finding the Tiffany mosaic ceiling in former Marshall Field's Department Store from shrimp56's & Dab's tips, I set out to discover it for myself.Firstly, I like anything...
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BeatChick
Apr 04, 2011

Museum of Surgical Science FREE on Tuesdays

Built in 1917 as a mansion of Eleanor Robinson Countiss, this museum has 4 floors filled with artifacts, illustrations and collections.It was interesting and educational. For example I did not know...
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sunshine9689
Apr 04, 2011

Oriental Institute Museum

The Oriental Institute Museum houses an impressive array of Middle Eastern artifacts. It features pots, weapons, clay figures, mummies, and massive sculptures from many civilizations that existed...
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Rabbityama
Jun 30, 2010

Money Museum - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

FREE guided tours (approx 45 minutes) are available at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may also visit the Money Museum on your own at any time during open hours.The Money Museum is very interesting,...
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TravellerMel
Mar 24, 2010

THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CHICAGO

In case the prints are not large enough to read, here is what is said:ONE MILLION DOLLAR (domination of $20.00).It was: DID YOU KNOW: * A stack of one-million-dollar bills would be one-and-a-half...
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listenandlearn
Jul 26, 2009

Beautiful Stained Glass Windows!

While you're walking along Navy Pier, walk through the Smith Museum of Stained Glass. It's free admittance and never crowded. Walk at your own pace. The windows are beautiful! The first museum of...
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Marisola
Mar 20, 2008

Smith Museum of Stained Glass

This museum contains one of the grandest public collections of stained glass in the United States. Many of the windows were originally installed in the Chicago area and thus provide a unique view into...
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TRimer
Aug 27, 2007

Peggy Notebart Museum

What do you do with a three-year old when it is minus 20 in Chicago and you have the afternoon to kill? Bring them to the Peggy Notebart Museum. This museum opened in 1999 as a venue for the public to...
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TRimer
Aug 27, 2007

Chicago Architecture Foundation

Here you will find a permanent exhibition called "Chicago: You Are Here". This exhibit includes a scale model of downtown Chicago, along with images, artifacts and video presentations, encouraging...
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Aug 27, 2007
 
 
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"Captivating City of "The Big Shoulders": Chicago"
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Chinatown

I lived in China for 2 years, so I had high expectations. I went to Chef Bao for lunch (used to be Lao Hunan), which is food from the Hunan region (where I lived), the food was spot on authentic so...
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National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum

Chicago's Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, located on the Riverwalk between Wabash Avenue and State Street, is one of the largest in the nation outside of Washington, D.C. It features a fountain and a...
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Monument to the Great Northern Migration

This moving fifteen foot tall statue stands at the northern entry into historic Bronzeville. Encouraged by reports from those who went before, as well as the influential Chicago Defender newspaper,...
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Adler Planetarium

Opened in 1930, this is the oldest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere and it is a wonderful place. It has several different shows, a collection of astronomical and location-finding instruments, and...
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Soldier Field

The new "spoof" in town is the redux/renovated Soldier Field. Politicians were promised that the exterior walls will remain standing and the interior totally redone. However, they were also promised...
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Buddy Guy's Legends

If you are fortunate enough to be planning a trip to Chicago for January, check Ticketmaster for Buddy Guy's annual headlining weekend events at his own club: Legend's. It is the best $30 that you'll...
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