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.

The Crown Fountain

This permanent installation is more than a fountain, it's a work of art and an important spectacle to the people of Chicago and its...
Chicago History Museum - Lincoln's Chicago Exhibit

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum If you are intrigued by Chicago’s rich past, then your first stop in the city should be the Chicago History Museum. Home to...
Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park – Chicago

Lurie Garden in Millennium Park is an urban oasis emerging from a harmonious blend of symbolism, landscape design and ecological sensitivity. An urban model of...

Chicago Trolley and Double Decker Co.

With Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co., you can take in all the city has to offer without killing your feet! Chicago Trolley offers a...

The Symphony Store

Looking for that special "gift of note?" Make The Symphony Store your first stop. It is a great source of unusual musical items, books Chicago...

DuPage Children’s Museum

In this charming Naperville museum for children, a dedicated and professional staff aims to combine fun with learning for the ultimate educational experience for...

Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Chicago has the honor of featuring Frank Gehry's timeless works, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. As one of the most innovative and prominent architects of our...

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago

At Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago, your tiny tots have the opportunity to learn about the world in a fun, interactive environment. Designed...

Lincoln Park Zoo

Take a trip back to your childhood by visiting Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago’s very own nature haven in the heart of the city. One of...

Morton Arboretum

If you are feeling like you need a return to nature, visit the Morton Arboretum. It has 1,700 acres that is home to more...

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Oak Brook Artisan Market at Oakbrook Center

Oak Brook Artisan Market – Sat-Sun, May 18-19, 2019

Join us for the Oak Brook Artisan Market at Oakbrook Center. This 2-day outdoor market showcases the Midwest’s finest artisans in fashion, food, home...
West Side Story

West Side Story: Bernstein & Sondheim’s Classic

One of the most beloved musicals ever, West Side Story takes the most famous romantic drama of all time, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and...
Chicago Artisan Market - Sunday, March 10, 2019

Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan Manufacturing – 100+ Artisans

Discover Chicago's finest artisans at the Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan Manufacturing. This curated marketplace celebrates the ingenuity of independent, small businesses who channel...