Must-See Attractions in Chicago
Chicago has an incredible concentration of world-renowned cultural institutions. Even better, several are concentrated on the museum campus: the Field Museum (pictured), John G. Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium.
The Field Museum Basically it contains 4.6 billion years of history, including the 67-million-year-old T. rex Sue, under one roof. fieldmuseum.org
Adler Planetarium Caters to space buffs, but the movies shine. adlerplanetarium.org
John G. Shedd Aquarium See Nunavik, the beluga whale, and other Pacific Northwest coast creatures at the Abbott Oceanarium exhibit and aquatic shows. sheddaquarium.org
Museum of Science and Industry You'll love the exhibits on technology and transportation, but Science Storms is way cool, too. msichicago.org
DuSable Museum Gain insight into the African American experience through paintings, sculpture, print works, and historical memorabilia. dusablemuseum.org