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Best things to do in Chicago

Konstmuseum
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“One of the biggest Museums in America with an amazing collection. The Modern Wing collections and Impressionists are my favorite. Also the best way to bring creative gift is to visit museum shop.”
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History Museum
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“Located at the south end of Grant Park, the Field Museum houses artifacts of natural and human history, including Sue the T-Rex, and an Egyptian tomb. Special exhibits often require separate tickets, see their website for details.”
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Science Museum
“This museum is a favorite and is very close. Located in the southeast side, take a bus 1/2 block from home and arrive within 10-15 minutes. If you're here for Christmas, it's a MUST SEE for beautiful Christmas trees from around the world.”
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Konstmuseum
“My favorite art museum in Chicago. Great contemporary shows. Cute little cafe in the ground floor. Free music on the garden on Tuesdays. Free admission with an Illinois zip code on Tuesdays.”
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Museum
“It's free to enter and check out the rotating exhibits. Gorgeous historical architecture. ”
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Planetarium
“Chicago's Adler Planetarium is America's first planetarium and a premiere resource for inspiring the next generation of space explorers.”
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Museum
“A must see! Our favorite museum in the city! No admission free (donations appreciated), and it's a perfect size to see in an afternoon. Extremely well curated. ”
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History Museum
“Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history. It is located in Lincoln Park at 1601 North Clark Street at the intersection of North Avenue in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood. ”
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Historisk plats
“The world famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright lived and worked right here in Oak Park. Take a tour of his home and studio and make sure you do the self-guided walking tour of the amazing homes he built in the surrounding neighborhood.”
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Cocktailbar
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“Small bar with great cocktails that transforms into a music venue/dance club at night. ”
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Science Museum
“Not really a zoo, but has two awe inspiring live exhibits, butterflies and tropical birds. Lots of fun kid activities. Short walk from Lincoln Park Zoo, houses the winter farmers market every other Saturday morning from Oct. thru April. By North Pond, a great birding spot in spring and summer. ”
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Science Museum
“Among the museum's exhibits are a full-size replica coal mine, German submarine U-505 captured during World War II, a 3,500-square-foot (330 m2) model railroad, the command module of Apollo 8, and the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel passenger train (Pioneer Zephyr). ”
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Museum
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“Target Free Family Night is on Thursday Evenings 5pm-8pm (Free for all visitors) and Free First Sundays of each month (Free admission for visitors 15 and under)”
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Library
“Books, CDs and DVD, magazines, and tons of other media are at our local Chicago Public Library, just a half hour walk away.”
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History Museum
“Celebrating over 50 years of sharing history, DuSable Museum of African American History is the nation's first independent museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and study of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent. Exhibits, concerts, films, children's events and literary discussions are just a few of the institution's various programs offered.”
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Museum
“The perfect place to learn more about the cultural heritage of Andersonville!”
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