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Chicago Children’s Museum

in Museum, Museum, Childrens, Childrens, Childrens

Chicago Children’s Museum invites kids to splash, build, climb, create, explore and discover in three vibrant floors of playful, interactive exhibits and programs. Located on Navy Pier, the museum’s experiences include Dinosaur Expedition, where kids can dig for dinosaur bones; Play It Safe, featuring authentic gear, a command station and fire truck; WaterWays, an interactive system of pulleys, pumps, locks and dams (raincoats provided!).

700 E Grand Avenue
Navy Pier
Chicago, Illinois
United States

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Museum of Contemporary Art

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One of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. MCA Chicago documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the MCA boasts a gift store, bookstore, restaurant, 300-seat theater, and a terraced sculpture garden with a panoramic view of Lake Michigan.

220 East Chicago Avenue
60611
United States

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iFLY Indoor Skydiving

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iFLY Chicago has two locations: Naperville and Rosemont. They are the first indoor skydiving facilities in Illinois and use the most advanced wind tunnel technology in the world! Both locations feature a 14-ft climate-controlled and recirculating vertical wind tunnel with 1600 horsepower. In addition to serving up fun to the general public, they also serve as great training facilities for skydivers coming from drop-zones all over Illinois. iFLY is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting

5520 Park Place
Illinois 60018
United States

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Lincoln Park Zoo

in Childrens, Food/Drink, Entertainment, Animal

Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Located within a verdant park just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who visit the zoo to hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see gorillas climb trees as the Willis Tower looms in the distance, or forget where they are as they immerse themselves in tropical rainforests, dry-thorn forests or spacious savannas.

2400 North Cannon Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60614
United States

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Lincoln Park Zoo

in Childrens, Food/Drink, Entertainment, Animal

Lincoln Park Zoo is a world of wildlife in the shadow of skyscrapers. Located within a verdant park just minutes north of Chicago, the zoo has been a natural, free oasis for generations of animal lovers, who visit the zoo to hear a lion’s roar echo off nearby apartment buildings, see gorillas climb trees as the Willis Tower looms in the distance, or forget where they are as they immerse themselves in tropical rainforests, dry-thorn forests or spacious savannas.

2400 North Cannon Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60614
United States

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Brookfield Zoo

in Adventure, Animal, Childrens, Entertainment, Food/Drink

Since the opening of Brookfield Zoo in 1934, the Society has had an international reputation for taking a cutting-edge role in animal care and conservation of the natural world. Among its historical firsts are indoor multispecies exhibits, zoo nutrition residencies, methods for animal husbandry, and medical care that includes successful brain surgery for a gorilla.

8400 31st Street
Brookfield, Illinois 60513
United States

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

in Museum

Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of stories that make up the oral traditions of North America’s first people. Stories that share, record, entertain, and teach others about this life and culture. "Storytelling: Inspiring Traditions for Generations"considers contemporary issues facing American Indian cultures, such as language preservation and land ownership. Learn how American Indians use storytelling traditions as tools to face these concerns.

3001 Central Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201
United States

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Shedd Aquarium

in Food/Drink, Adventure

Welcome to Shedd Aquarium! We can't wait for you to meet 32,000 amazing animals and explore the world’s oceans, rivers and reefs — right in the heart of Chicago. When you're at Shedd, you're our guest, and everything we do is designed to give you an incredible visit. Caribbean Reef Located in our historic rotunda, this 90,000-gallon habitat has been thrilling guests since 1971.

1200 S Lake Shore Drive
60605
United States

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Ravinia Festival

in Music

Every summer, Ravinia attracts about 600,000 listeners to some 120 to 150 events that span all genres from classical music to jazz to musical theater every June through September. As a nonprofit organization, community outreach and music education initiatives are our key mission. Over 75,000 people are served through Ravinia's Reach*Teach*Play programs each year, ensuring that great music remains accessible to all.

200 Ravinia Park Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
United States

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Museum of Broadcast Communications

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The MBC's mission is to collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and TV content as well as educate, inform, and entertain the public. Our 62,000 square foot facility includes Oprah's Door through which she made her grand entrance every day, WGN's Family Classics Set and over 180 inductee posters in the only National Radio Hall of Fame Gallery.

360 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
United States

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