Museums & Attractions

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.

Wheel Wednesday at the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

Wheel Wednesday: Free Rides on Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

On select Wednesdays throughout the year, enjoy a free ride on the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, Centennial Wheel. Navy Pier’s Wheel Wednesday series is an...
Zanies

Zanies – Chicago’s Original Comedy Club

  With national headliners, seven days a week, Zanies, Chicago's original home for stand up comedy, has been sharing laughs since 1978. When Zanies in Chicago first...
Chicago Auto Show - Cadillac Escala concept car

Chicago Auto Show – the Nation’s Largest Auto Show

First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any...
vfish Designs Warehouse Sale

Shop the vfish Designs Warehouse Sale

For one night only, grab some friends and head over to the West Loop to shop the vfish Designs Warehouse Sale, where select styles...
Chicago CityPASS

Chicago CityPASS – Save Time and Money

Chicago CityPASS is the best deal in the Windy City, giving you discounted admission to five of the city's premier attractions. The Chicago CityPASS...
Museum of Science and Industry Free Days

Museum of Science and Industry Free Days for IL Residents

Offered to Illinois residents, enjoy Museum of Science and Industry free days throughout the year with valid proof of residency. 2018 Museum of Science and...
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...
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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Chicago Artisan Market

Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan MFG – 100+ Artisans

Discover 100 of the Midwest's finest artisans at the Holiday Edition of the Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan Manufacturing. This curated market celebrates the...
China Lights

China Lights – a Chinese Lantern Festival

Dragons, glowing pagodas and iridescent pinwheels are coming to Boerner Botanical Gardens. It's all part of China Lights, a Chinese Lantern Festival that has been...
The Light In The Piazza with Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming Stars in Romantic Musical The Light in the Piazza

When a world-renowned and Tony-nominated artist like Renée Fleming stars in one of the most romantic musicals of all time, The Light in the...