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Must-See Museums in Chicago

Must-See Museums in Chicago

With museums covering subjects from science and natural history to architecture and modern art, Chicago is a playground for culture lovers. It would take months to visit the city’s 60 museums, so here are a few that should be at the top of your list. 

Field Museum of Natural History

Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History is one of the largest of its kind. You’ll journey through four billion years of the Earth’s history and see dinosaurs and ancient Aztec artifacts, and one of the world’s largest collections of gems and diamonds. 

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the largest art museums in America and home masterpieces by Van Gogh, Renoir, Picasso, and more. The museum has an extensive collection of modern art including Grant Wood’s famousAmerican Gothic

Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry boasts a collection that encompasses a full-sized World War II German submarine; the first ever diesel-powered railroad train; and a replica of a working coal mine. The museum’s exhibits are diverse; you’ll find displays on everything from weather and electricity to airplanes and space stations, alongside a collection of real human specimens. 

Chicago History Museum

Many of Chicago’s early historical documents were destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, but those that survived can be found in the Chicago History Museum. The museum highlights the city’s past and present and showcases exhibits on Abraham Lincoln, the Chicago Blues, and even the Chicago Hot Dog. 

Adler Planetarium

Journey through space and time during an immersive theatre experience in America’s first planetarium. In addition to space adventure shows and and star programs, the Adler also features hands-on astronomy exhibits where you can learn about the first moon landing, black holes, comets, and more. 

Chicago Architecture Center

Discover the stories of Chicago’s architectural treasures at one of the city’s newest museums, the Chicago Architecture Center. You’ll find models of the city’s most impressive skyscrapers and an interactive films that explains how Chicago was rebuilt after the Great Chicago Fire.

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Go Chicago Explorer Pass with SkyDeck and 360 Chicago

Go Chicago Explorer Pass with SkyDeck and 360 Chicago

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The easiest and most affordable way to explore some of Chicago's top attractions at your own pace, the Go Chicago Explorer Pass saves you up to 45 percent on regular ticket prices. Create your own sightseeing itinerary by choosing 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions, tours, and activities from among more than 30 top sites, including SkyDeck, 360 Chicago, the Field Museum, a shoreline sightseeing cruise, a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Bus Tour

Chicago Grand Half-Day Bus Tour

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Get the perfect introduction to the wealth of sights in the Windy City during this 4-hour Chicago day tour. Discover the many landmarks spanning both the city's North Side and South Side, enjoying a scenic ride along Lake Michigan on Chicago's Outer Drive along the way. You'll also have the chance to admire the city's Washington and Grant Parks, explore inside the Lincoln Park Conservatory, see Adler Planetarium and visit the iconic Wrigley Building. This Chicago in a half day tour also includes transport between all sites and tour narration.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Field Museum of Natural History Admission Tickets

Field Museum of Natural History Admission Tickets

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Delve deep into the world of natural history with this Field Museum admission ticket in Chicago. Spend as long as you like exploring the museum's collection of more than 26 million artifacts. Get to know SUE, the world's largest T. Rex, or stroll through the sparkling Hall of Gems. Time travel through 13,000 years of history in the Americas, from the Ice Age to Inca and Aztec temples. Take advantage of the free daily tours, led by Field Museum docents.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Don’t spend time figuring out what to see in Chicago and how to get there—this hop-on hop-off tour provides a mapped-out itinerary of the city's top sights. With several strategically located stops, the tour allows you to explore the Windy City at your own pace. See the world-class Art Institute and landmark skyscrapers, while live commentary onboard gives you insight into the city's colorful history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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All Access Pass in Field Museum of Natural History

All Access Pass in Field Museum of Natural History

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One of Chicago’s most popular and recognizable landmarks, the Field Museum of Natural History offers a wide array of treasures, from its Hall of Gems to Sue—one of the best-preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex fossils ever found. Guarantee your admission to this in-demand museum, and prevent any stress, by booking your tickets before you travel. Upon arrival, you can explore the museum at your own pace, and even embark on a complimentary, docent-led tour.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Field Museum of Natural History Discovery Pass

Field Museum of Natural History Discovery Pass

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Buy your Field Museum Discovery Pass in advance to streamline your sightseeing experience in Chicago. With pass in hand, you'll save time waiting in line and get access to all general admission exhibits, as well as one ticketed special exhibition or a 3D movie. Your pass gives you the ability to explore on your own time, spending as long as you like in the Hall of Gems or checking out the titanosaur. Free tours are available throughout the day.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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