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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Schaumburg, IL 60195
Editor Notes: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 2001 N. Roselle Rd., presents a dinner show inside a replica of a medieval-style castle....Read More
Theaters-Dinner Shows
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Adler Planetarium
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Adler Planetarium is just e. of Lake Shore Dr. (US 41) at 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. Located on Chicago's lakefront the planetar...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Planetariums
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The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60603
Editor Notes: The Art Institute of Chicago is at 111 S. Michigan Ave. at Adams St. in Grant Park. The institute houses well-known artwork ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical
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Shedd Aquarium
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Shedd Aquarium, on the Museum Campus of Grant Park at 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. (US 41), exhibits more than 32,000 aquatic anim...Read More
Aquariums; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Marine Attractions; Theaters-Buildings
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The Field Museum
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: The Field Museum, across from Grant Park at 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., ranks among the world's foremost museums of natural scie...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Fossils; Museums
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360 CHICAGO
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: 360 CHICAGO, formerly the John Hancock Observatory, is at the John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave. between Delaware Pl....Read More
Buildings, Office; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Observatories; Views
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Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home
Mettawa, IL 60048
Editor Notes: Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home is at 25200 N. St. Marys Rd. and was the home of this renowned U.N. Ambassador. Stevenso...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Sites; Nature Trails
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American Writers Museum
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: American Writers Museum is on the second floor at 180 N. Michigan Ave. Dedicated to American writers, the museum is filled w...Read More
Museums
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Architectural Tours
Oak Park, IL 60302
Editor Notes: Architectural Tours depart from the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio at 951 Chicago Ave. Self-guiding and guided walking t...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Self-guiding Tours; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Walking Tours
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Baha'i House of Worship
Wilmette, IL 60091
Editor Notes: Baha'i House of Worship, 100 Linden Ave. at Sheridan Rd., was built by the followers of Baha'u'llah, founder of the Baha'i f...Read More
Churches-Temples & Synagogues; Gardens
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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
Chicago, IL 60629
Editor Notes: Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, 6500 S. Pulaski Rd., displays folk art, ambers, stamps, textiles, coins and other ite...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Museums
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Big Bus Tours Chicago
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Big Bus Tours Chicago, 70 E. Upper Wacker Dr. at N. Michigan Ave., is a hop-on, hop-off tour that has stops nearby popular a...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Bike and Roll Chicago
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Bike and Roll Chicago tours depart from 239 E. Randolph St. in Millennium Park and 700 E. Grand Ave. at Navy Pier. Various g...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Billy Graham Center Museum
Wheaton, IL 60187
Editor Notes: Billy Graham Center Museum, on the Wheaton College campus at 500 E. College Ave., has 20,000 square feet of exhibits, artifa...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Blackberry Farm's Pioneer Village
Aurora, IL 60506
Editor Notes: Blackberry Farm's Pioneer Village is off I-88 Orchard Rd. exit, s. to Galena Blvd., then 1.5 mi. w. following signs to 100 S...Read More
Children's Attractions; Farms; Restored Villages & Settlements
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Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL 60513
Editor Notes: Brookfield Zoo, at 8400 W. 31st St., is accessible by Eisenhower or Stevenson expwys. (I-290 or I-55) First Ave. exit or the...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Buckingham Memorial Fountain
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Buckingham Memorial Fountain is at the foot of Congress St. in Grant Park. Made of Georgia pink marble and surrounded by for...Read More
Fountains; Gardens
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Burnham Park
Chicago, IL 60615
Editor Notes: Burnham Park, 5491 S. Shore Dr., is reached via Columbus Dr. and Lake Shore Dr. and connects Grant and Jackson parks. The Ce...Read More
Memorials; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities
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Cantigny Park
Wheaton, IL 60189
Editor Notes: Cantigny Park is 2.5 mi. w. on W. Roosevelt Rd. (SR 38), then .2 mi. s.w. on Winfield Rd. The 500-acre grounds were formerly...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Chicago Architecture Center
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Chicago Architecture Center, at 111 E. Wacker Dr., features two floors of exhibitions as well as tours and lectures detailin...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley; Walking Tours
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Chicago Children's Museum
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago Children's Museum is at 700 E. Grand Ave. at Navy Pier. The museum features an interactive exhibit called Skyline, w...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
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Chicago Crime Tours
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago Crime Tours depart from 163 E. Pearson St. Guides point out historic sites associated with Chicago's notorious crimi...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, IL 60602
Editor Notes: Chicago Cultural Center, at Michigan Ave. and Randolph St., is an 1897 Beaux Arts-style structure housing four major galleri...Read More
Buildings, Office; Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-General; Murals & Mosaics; Music Halls & Opera Houses
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Chicago Detours
Chicago, IL 60603
Editor Notes: Chicago Detours departs from various downtown locations. The 2-hour Loop Interior Architecture Tour departs from 140 S. Dear...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago Food Planet Food Tours offers walking tours departing from various locations. Tours include the Chinatown Adventure,...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Chicago History Museum
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Chicago History Museum, at the s. end of Lincoln Park at 1601 N. Clark St. at jct. North Ave., houses the first museum and l...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Chicago Line Cruises
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago Line Cruises departs from 465 N. McClurg Ct. (Illinois St. and McClurg Ct.). Chicago Line offers 90-minute narrated ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Chicago's First Lady Cruises
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago's First Lady Cruises departs from the s.e. corner and lower level of Michigan Avenue Bridge at 112 E. Wacker Dr. Nin...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Chicago Sports Museum
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Chicago Sports Museum is at Water Tower Place, Level 7, 835 N. Michigan Ave. This state-of-the-art museum delves into the hi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Museums
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Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. boards at 14 stops throughout downtown, including Navy Pier, Art Institute/Millennium Pa...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Children's Museum in Oak Lawn
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Editor Notes: Children's Museum in Oak Lawn is at 5100 Museum Dr. Geared toward children under 12 years old, the museum occupies a redbric...Read More
Children's Attractions; Museums
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City Gallery
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: City Gallery is at 806 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago-themed photographs as well as temporary art exhibitions are showcased inside...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Towers
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City Segway Tours—Chicago
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: City Segway Tours—Chicago depart from 910 S. Michigan Ave. Traveling aboard Segways—self-balancing, two-wheeled personal tra...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Cloud Gate (aka The Bean)
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Cloud Gate (aka The Bean) is located in Millennium Park off Michigan Ave. Made of seamless stainless steel plates, the sculp...Read More
Statues
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Cosley Zoo
Wheaton, IL 60187
Editor Notes: Cosley Zoo, 1356 N. Gary Ave. at Jewell Rd., is a 5-acre zoo with more than 125 domestic and wild animals representing more ...Read More
Children's Attractions; Railroads-Locomotives & Cars; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Des Plaines History Center
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Editor Notes: Des Plaines History Center is at 781 Pearson St. The site contains a visitor center and the Kinder House, a restored Queen A...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Douglas Tomb State Historic Site
Chicago, IL 60616
Editor Notes: Douglas Tomb State Historic Site, 636 E. 35th St., is 96 feet high and surmounted by a bronze figure of Stephen A. Douglas b...Read More
Historic Sites; Monuments, General
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DuPage Children's Museum
Naperville, IL 60540
Editor Notes: DuPage Children's Museum, .5 mi. s. of Ogden Ave. (US 34) at 301 N. Washington St., offers three floors of interactive exhib...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
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DuPage County Historical Museum
Wheaton, IL 60187
Editor Notes: DuPage County Historical Museum is at 102 E. Wesley St. Housed in an 1891 Richardsonian Romanesque building, the museum high...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Walking Tours
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DuSable Museum of African American History
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: DuSable Museum of African American History, a Smithsonian affiliate, is in Washington Park at 740 E. 56th Pl. Named for Chic...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Elgin History Museum
Elgin, IL 60120
Editor Notes: Elgin History Museum is 1 mi. s. on SR 25, then .5 mi. w. to 360 Park St. The museum is housed in an 1856 neoclassical build...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Clocks; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Museums
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Elks National Memorial and Headquarters
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Elks National Memorial and Headquarters, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave. at Diversey Pkwy. in Lincoln Park, is a peace memorial of cla...Read More
Memorials; Murals & Mosaics
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Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Editor Notes: Elmhurst Art Museum, off St. Charles Rd. .6 mi. n. to 150 Cottage Hill Ave., exhibits contemporary paintings, sculpture, pri...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Elmhurst History Museum
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Editor Notes: Elmhurst History Museum is located in the Glos Mansion at 120 E. Park Ave. The main exhibit takes visitors through the histo...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Evanston History Center at the Charles Gates Dawes House
Evanston, IL 60201
Editor Notes: Evanston History Center at the Charles Gates Dawes House, 225 Greenwood St., is in a historic district of restored Victorian...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Fabyan Forest Preserve
Geneva, IL 60134
Editor Notes: Fabyan Forest Preserve is at 1925 S. Batavia Ave. The 208-acre preserve on the Fox River was originally part of a country es...Read More
Forests; Gardens; Mills; Recreation-Winter Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago—Money Museum
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago—Money Museum is at 230 S. LaSalle St. The museum houses exhibits explaining the history of t...Read More
Museums
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First Division Museum
Wheaton, IL 60189
Editor Notes: First Division Museum, s.e. of Cantigny Park's entrance at 1 S. 151 Winfield Rd., honors the U.S. Army's First Infantry Divi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
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Flat Iron Arts Building
Chicago, IL 60622
Art Galleries & Museums; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Oak Park, IL 60302
Editor Notes: Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., offers guided tours of the famous architect's residence and workplace....Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Frank Lloyd Wright Unity Temple
Oak Park, IL 60301
Editor Notes: Frank Lloyd Wright Unity Temple is at 875 Lake St. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905 for a Universalist congregation, t...Read More
Churches-Temples & Synagogues; Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Frederick C. Robie House
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. on The University of Chicago campus, is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpi...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Garfield Park Conservatory
Chicago, IL 60624
Editor Notes: Garfield Park Conservatory is at the n.w. corner of Central Park Blvd. at Lake St. Built in 1907 by landscape architect Jens...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses
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Geneva History Museum
Geneva, IL 60134
Editor Notes: Geneva History Museum is at 113 S. Third St. Within a red-brick building in Geneva’s historic district, the museum features ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Glessner House
Chicago, IL 60616
Editor Notes: Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Ave., is an 1887 mansion built for John and Frances Glessner by renowned architect Henry Hob...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Grand Victoria Casino
Elgin, IL 60120
Editor Notes: Grand Victoria Casino is at 250 S. Grove
Gambling Establishments
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Grant Park
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Grant Park, on the lakefront between Randolph St. and Roosevelt Rd., is bordered on the w. by Columbus Dr. and on the e. by ...Read More
Gardens; Parks, City; State; Provincial
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Graue Mill and Museum
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Editor Notes: Graue Mill and Museum, on York and Spring rds. between 31st St. and Ogden Ave. (US 34), is a waterwheel gristmill dating fro...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Mills; Museums
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Gray Line of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60603
Editor Notes: Gray Line of Chicago tours pick up at 55 E. Monroe St. as well as from downtown hotels; the ticket office is located at 17 E...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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The Grove
Glenview, IL 60025
Editor Notes: The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave., offers 124 acres of pioneer history. Visitors can tour the grounds of the Kennicotts, a pion...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails; Restored Villages & Settlements
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Harold Washington Library Center (Chicago Public Library)
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Harold Washington Library Center (Chicago Public Library), 400 S. State St., houses more than 2 million books and periodical...Read More
Gardens; Libraries, Archives
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Harrah's Joliet Casino
Joliet, IL 60432
Editor Notes: Harrah's Joliet Casino is at 151 N. Joliet
Gambling Establishments
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The Hemingway Birthplace Home
Oak Park, IL 60302
Editor Notes: The Hemingway Birthplace Home, 339 N. Oak Park Ave., is the 1890s home of Ernest Hemingway's maternal grandparents. Guided t...Read More
Birthplaces & Childhood Homes; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Historic Pleasant Home
Oak Park, IL 60302
Editor Notes: Historic Pleasant Home, 217 Home Ave., received its name due to its location at the corner of Pleasant Street and Home Avenu...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Hollywood Casino-Aurora
Aurora, IL 60506
Editor Notes: Hollywood Casino-Aurora is at 1 W. New York St.
Gambling Establishments
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Hollywood Casino Joliet
Joliet, IL 60436
Editor Notes: Hollywood Casino Joliet is off I-55 exit 248, then 3 mi. e. to 777 Hollywood
Gambling Establishments
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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Skokie, IL 60077
Editor Notes: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is at 9603 Woods Dr. Dedicated to remembering the Holocaust and educating peopl...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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International Museum of Surgical Science
Chicago, IL 60610
Editor Notes: International Museum of Surgical Science is at 1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. Housed within a 1917 limestone mansion in the historic...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Jackson Park
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Jackson Park, adjoining Burnham Park on the s., is reached by Lake Shore Dr. The third largest of Chicago's parks, it has th...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Jane Addams' Hull-House Museum
Chicago, IL 60607-7017
Editor Notes: Jane Addams' Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St. on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, is inside two of the ori...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Joliet Area Historical Museum
Joliet, IL 60432
Editor Notes: Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., presents the history of Joliet through interactive displays, movies and li...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum
Lisle, IL 60532
Editor Notes: Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum is on the second floor of the Michael and Kay Birck Hall of Science at Benedictine University, 57...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
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Kline Creek Farm
West Chicago, IL 60185
Editor Notes: Kline Creek Farm is at 1 N. 600 County Farm Rd. The living-history farm depicts farm life during the late 19th century. Visi...Read More
Children's Attractions; Farms; Restored Villages & Settlements
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Kohl Children's Museum
Glenview, IL 60026
Editor Notes: Kohl Children's Museum is between Willow Rd. and Lake Ave. at 2100 Patriot Blvd. Based on the concept that children learn by...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Museums; Nature Trails
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Lambs Farm
Libertyville, IL 60048
Editor Notes: Lambs Farm, I-94 n. to SR 176, is a nonprofit center providing residential, vocational and social support for developmentall...Read More
Carousels; Children's Attractions; Farms; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Lincoln Park lies along Lake Shore Dr. from North Ave. to Hollywood Ave. The largest park in the city, it contains Augustus ...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities
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Lincoln Park Conservatory
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton Dr. in Lincoln Park, covers 4 acres and has four display houses. The showhouse p...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens
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Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Lincoln Park Zoo is on Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Pkwy in Lincoln Park. This historic, family-oriented wildlife park is home to...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Editor Notes: Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is at 220 Cottage Hill Ave. in Wilder Park, 2 blks. n. of the St. Charles Rd. entrance off P...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-General
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The Loop
Chicago, IL 60604
Editor Notes: The Loop is bounded by the Chicago River on the n. and w., Roosevelt Rd. on the s. and Lake Michigan on the e. America's sec...Read More
Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Loyola at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Editor Notes: Loyola at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens is at 1350 N. Milwaukee Ave. Originally built in 1914 for utilities giant Samuel Insull,...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Museums; Statues
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Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) is at 820 N. Michigan Ave., across the street from Water Tower Park. The museum is ho...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items
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McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum is in the s.w. tower of the Michigan Avenue Bridge at 376 N. Michigan Ave. The ...Read More
Bridges; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Walking Tours
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Mercury Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Mercury Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline departs from the s.e. corner and lower level of Michigan Avenue Bridge at 112 E. Wacker...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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The Midway Plaisance
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: The Midway Plaisance, a mile-long double boulevard, connects Jackson Park with Washington Park; the center portion was the m...Read More
Historic Sites; Recreation-Winter Activities; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Millennium Park
Chicago, IL 60601
Editor Notes: Millennium Park is at N. Michigan Ave. and E. Randolph St.; a welcome center is at 201 E. Randolph St. in the Northwest Exel...Read More
Gardens; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities; Statues
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Morton Arboretum
Lisle, IL 60532
Editor Notes: Morton Arboretum is on 1,700 acres about .25 mi. n. of I-88 SR 53 exit. More than 4,300 types of trees, shrubs and other pla...Read More
Arboretums; Children's Attractions; Nature Trails; Trees; Visitor Centers
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Museum of Broadcast Communications
Chicago, IL 60654
Editor Notes: Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St., covers the history of television and radio through interactive exhibit...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1 blk. e. of Michigan Ave. at 220 E. Chicago Ave., displays contemporary paintings, photography,...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Museum of Science and Industry, in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood at 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., includes more than 14 acre...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Museums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
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Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL 60540
Editor Notes: Naper Settlement is 2 blks. w. of Washington St. at jct. Aurora Ave. and Webster St. Visitors can relive the pioneer through...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Restored Villages & Settlements
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National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA)
Chicago, IL 60608
Editor Notes: National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) is at 1852 W. 19th St. In Chicago's Pilsen/Little Village district, home to a large Me...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
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National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown
Libertyville, IL 60048
Editor Notes: National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe at Marytown, 4 mi. w. of I-94 on SR 176 (W. Park Ave.), honors the life of Conventua...Read More
Churches-Chapels; Churches-Shrines; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Murals & Mosaics
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National Veterans Art Museum
Chicago, IL 60641
Editor Notes: National Veterans Art Museum, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., houses more than 2,500 rotating works of art by more than 200 artists....Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Wars
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Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Navy Pier, on the lakefront at 600 E. Grand Ave., originally served as a recreational pier with freight and passenger ship d...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions; Gardens; Piers; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
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The Newberry Library
Chicago, IL 60610
Editor Notes: The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., is a research library that focuses on the humanities; its galleries feature changing...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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North Park Village Nature Center
Chicago, IL 60646
Editor Notes: North Park Village Nature Center is at 5801 N. Pulaski Rd. A 46-acre nature preserve features wetlands, woodlands, oak savan...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Nature Centers; Nature Trails
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Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
Editor Notes: Northwestern University, at the corner of Sheridan Rd. and Chicago Ave., is one of the nation's leading private universities...Read More
Observatories; Schools-Colleges & Universities
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Oak Park Conservatory
Oak Park, IL 60304
Editor Notes: Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield St., features three environments filled with botanical specimens. In the Mediterranean R...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Fountains; Gardens
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Oriental Institute
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. on The University of Chicago campus, contains a museum devoted to the archeology and ar...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Peck Farm Park
Geneva, IL 60134
Editor Notes: Peck Farm Park is at 4038 Kaneville Rd. The 385-acre park includes trails for hiking and biking, gardens, a 19-acre lake, ba...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Trails-Summer Recreation; Views
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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, IL 60614
Editor Notes: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, in Lincoln Park at jct. Cannon and Fullerton drs., is an interactive museum featuring walk-th...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Nature Centers
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Phillips Park
Aurora, IL 60505
Editor Notes: Phillips Park is 1.4 mi. e. on E. Galena Blvd., 1 mi. s. on Hill Ave., then just w. to 1000 Ray Moses Dr. With more than 325...Read More
Children's Attractions; Fossils; Gardens; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Water Parks; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Polish Museum of America
Chicago, IL 60642
Editor Notes: Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., documents the many Polish contributions to this country. The museum contain...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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The Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: The Richard H. Driehaus Museum is at 40 E. Erie St. Housed in the restored 1883 Nickerson Mansion, once home to banker Samue...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
Editor Notes: Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St., is the 31-story home of many municipal courts and offices. Showcasing a Moder...Read More
Buildings, Office; Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Statues
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Rickshaw Rick’s Tours and Taxi
Oak Park, IL 60301
Editor Notes: Rickshaw Rick’s Tours and Taxi tours depart from the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., or at a previousl...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-House & Garden; Walking Tours
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Rivers Casino
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Editor Notes: Rivers Casino is at 3000 S. River
Gambling Establishments
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Robert R. McCormick Museum
Wheaton, IL 60189
Editor Notes: Robert R. McCormick Museum, n.e. of Cantigny Park's entrance at 1 S. 151 Winfield Rd., is the restored Georgian residence of...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. on The University of Chicago campus, is a Gothic structure designed by Be...Read More
Carillons; Churches-Chapels
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The Rookery Building
Chicago, IL 60604
Editor Notes: The Rookery Building is at 209 S. LaSalle St. Redesigned by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905, the Rookery lobby features ornamenta...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
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Ryan Learning Center
Chicago, IL 60603
Editor Notes: Ryan Learning Center is in The Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing at 159 E. Monroe St. across from Millennium Park. The ...Read More
Children's Attractions
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St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats
St. Charles, IL 60174
Editor Notes: St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats departs from Pottawatomie Park, 4 blks. n. of SR 64 and 3 blks. w. of SR 25. The 4-mile n...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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SciTech Hands On Museum
Aurora, IL 60506
Editor Notes: SciTech Hands On Museum, 1 blk. e. of SR 31 at 18 W. Benton St., offers more than 200 hands-on science exhibits exploring sp...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
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Seadog Cruises
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Seadog Cruises departs from 600 E. Grand Ave. (Navy Pier and Lake Shore Dr.). Seadog takes passengers on a 75-minute narrate...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Shoreline Sightseeing
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Shoreline Sightseeing departs from Navy Pier and from 401 N. Michigan Ave. Shoreline’s 75-minute Architecture River Tours on...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, IL 60031
Editor Notes: Six Flags Great America, 1 mi. e. of I-94 on Grand Ave. (SR 132), is a theme park and water park entertainment complex boast...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions; Water Parks
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Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
Skokie, IL 60076
Editor Notes: Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park is 2.8 mi. e. off I-94 Dempster St. exit; the park spans 2 mi. along the e. side of McCormi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Statues; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Skydeck Chicago
Chicago, IL 60606
Editor Notes: Skydeck Chicago is at 233 S. Wacker Dr.; the Skydeck entrance is on Jackson Blvd. The 103rd floor observation platform at th...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Views
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Smart Museum of Art
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. on The University of Chicago campus, displays changing exhibitions that examine ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
123
Soldier Field
Chicago, IL 60605
Editor Notes: Soldier Field, 1410 S. Museum Campus Dr., is home to the National Football League's Chicago Bears. One of the league's small...Read More
Sports Arenas & Stadiums
124
Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm
Schaumburg, IL 60194
Editor Notes: Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm, .25 mi. w. of Meacham Rd. at 1111 E. Schaumburg Rd., is a 135-acre nature prese...Read More
Children's Attractions; Farms; Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Wildlife Sanctuaries
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Swedish American Museum
Chicago, IL 60640
Editor Notes: Swedish American Museum is at 5211 N. Clark St. Located in the North Side neighborhood of Andersonville, historic hub of the...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Tastebud Tours Chicago
Chicago, IL 60603
Editor Notes: Tastebud Tours Chicago departs from various locations. Tours of the Loop, Gold Coast, Old Town and Magnificent Mile neighbor...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60612
Editor Notes: Ukrainian National Museum of Chicago is at 2249 W. Superior St. Dedicated to the history and culture of Ukraine, the museum ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
128
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637
Editor Notes: The University of Chicago, flanks the Midway between Stony Island and Cottage Grove aves. and extends n. to 55th St. and s. ...Read More
Schools-Colleges & Universities
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University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60607
Editor Notes: University of Illinois at Chicago, Halsted and Harrison sts., was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Medical Center and the...Read More
Schools-Colleges & Universities
130
Untouchable Tours
Chicago, IL 60610
Editor Notes: Untouchable Tours departs from the jct. of Clark and Ohio sts. (600 block of N. Clark Street), outside the McDonald’s. Chica...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Wendella Boats & Chicago Water Taxi
Chicago, IL 60611
Editor Notes: Wendella Boats & Chicago Water Taxi departs from the Wrigley Building at the n.w. corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge and T...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Architectural; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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Wilmette Historical Museum
Wilmette, IL 60091
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL 60613
Editor Notes: Wrigley Field, 1060 W. Addison St., is the second oldest Major League Baseball stadium in operation and one of the smallest,...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Sports Arenas & Stadiums
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