Places to Visit

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute is home to the famous American Gothic and an extraordinary collection of Impressionist paintings featuring Van Gogh, Seurat, Renoir, and more than 30 pieces by Monet.

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The Field Museum of Natural History

Founded with artifacts from 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, the Field Museum houses Egyptian mummies, an underground adventure, and “Sue,” the largest T-Rex in the world! Please note — schools planning a visit to the Field Museum must pre-register at least two weeks in advance by visiting the Field Museum website.

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Shedd Aquarium

All Access Pass Included With the Go Chicago Card Can you resist an aquarium that shipped seawater directly from Florida to build the first ever inland saltwater collection? In 2007, Shedd Aquarium was the most visited cultural attraction in Chicago.

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Museum of Science and Industry

The MSI is known for holding unique and bizarre exhibits. See the U-505, the only German submarine in the US, descend a mineshaft to see a coal mine, or walk through Yesterday’s Mainstreet!

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Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum

Adler Planetarium, Chicago Adler is the first planetarium to ever be built in the western hemisphere!
Experience space for yourself through an exciting virtual reality environment in the space theater and various hands-on exhibits.

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Broadway in Chicago

Broadway in Chicago is the source for terrific seats to the most exciting shows in Chicago’s bustling downtown theater district. Rush tickets are offered for $25 on the day of the show!

John Hancock Observatory

Enjoy the best views Chicago has to offer! Breathtaking 360° views stretch across 4 states (Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Illinois), including stunning views of Lake Michigan and a beautiful night cityscape. Voted Chicago’s best view by TripAdvisor, Chicago Tribune, and Yelp.

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