Best Things to Do


See how the arts & culture scene is thriving in Chicago with a visit to any of the city's top museums.

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60603 U.S.

This museum is one of the oldest and largest in the U.S., and is known for its carefully curated collections.

Chicago Children's Museum

700 E. Grand Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

Kids can look forward to fun, interactive exhibits that they can do with their parents.

The Field Museum

1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago IL 60605 U.S.

From earthquakes to tornadoes, mollusks to dinos, this massive museum has it all.

International Museum of Surgical Science

1524 N. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago IL 60610 U.S.

A treasure trove of info for those with a penchant for medical lore, history and gore.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

220 E. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

Chicago-centric modern art museum, emphasizing works from 1945 to the present with a strong focus on surrealism, minimalism and conceptual photography.

Museum of Science & Industry

5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago IL 60637 U.S.

Largest museum in the Western Hemisphere with interactive science exhibits galore.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago IL 60614 U.S.

An all-seasons, nature-minded museum that's eco-friendly.