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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.

Expo Chicago

Expo Chicago Brings the World’s Best Art to Navy Pier

Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, takes place each September at historic Navy Pier. Now in its eigth season, this year's Expo features artwork on...
Chicago History Museum Silver Screen to Mainstream

Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s & ’40s

Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s & '40s is a new exhibit at the Chicago History Museum that tracks how Hollywood glamour inspired mass-market fashion trends....
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 the city sites and sights...
Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory is free annual tradition for all ages that ushers in the holiday season with dazzling displays of flora and fauna and...
Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium Free Admission Days for Illinois Residents

Come explore the Adler Planetarium on free admission days and learn about countless galaxies, unfathomable distances, exploding stars, diamond planets, black holes and more. There?s no way around it......
Illinois Holocaust Museum Hologram

Illinois Holocaust Museum – New Interactive 3D Holograms

The acclaimed Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie provides a powerful, tactile, interactive -- and ultimately hopeful -- hologram experience, as real-life Holocaust survivors appear in 3D...
Field Museum Free Admission

The Field Museum Free Admission Days 2018

During the Field Museum free admission days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency*. See ticketed exhibitions and 3D films at a special price, choose...
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 Art Chicago (MCA) is conveniently...
Shedd Aquarium Free Admission Days

Shedd Aquarium Free Admission Days

Illinois residents enjoy FREE admission 52 days a year on the Shedd Aquarium free admission days. Experience unbelievable animals from around the world. FREE admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic...
The Field Museum

Field Museum – Embark on a Journey of Discovery

Located on Chicago’s iconic Lake Michigan shore, the Field Museum opened its current building to the public in 1921—but their collection grew out of items on display in the 1893...