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Chicago museums, zoos, public spaces & special events attract and amaze visitors from around the world.

Find information on Chicago area museums & attractions including:  popular exhibits, free museum days, holiday lights and city festivals.

Park at Wrigley

Park at Wrigley – Wrigleyville’s Town Square

  Sitting in the heart of Wrigleyville, the Park at Wrigley offers a beautiful open-air destination for farmers markets, community events, festivals, dining and much...
The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago – Free Admission Days

At the Art Institute of Chicago, free hours are offered to Illinois residents every Thursday. Proof of residence is required. Free Thursday Evenings: General admission is...
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Free Days

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Free Admission Days

At the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, free admission days for Illinois residents are on Tuesdays, year-round with proof of residency. The Museum of Contemporary...
ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo – Free Family Fun

Enjoy ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, the fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds. Start Date: Friday, November...
Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo

Holiday Magic – Brookfield Zoo’s Lights Festival

Holiday Magic, Brookfield Zoo's Light Festival is Chicagoland’s largest and longest running lights festival. See the lights, feel the magic and continue the tradition,...
Illumination at the Morton Arboretum

Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Enjoy Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum this holiday season. See trees in a different light and the power of coming together to...
Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Wonderland Express – Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden's Wonderland Express is an annual tradition that appeals to everyone: kids love the trains (and the indoor snow), adults love...
Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory – Landscape Art Under Glass

The Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago opened to the public in April 1908, and has been dazzling visitors with its extensive plant collection ever...
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

One of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) offers exhibitions of the...
Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago—one of the largest science museums in the world—is home to more than 400,000 square feet...

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