5 mentions in What to do in one weekend in Chicago?
Matthew H. said, "...display in the Chicago area; it's quite fascinating. Get your tickets at Chicago's First Lady Dock. Kristi nailed it with the Museum of Science and Industry, by far the best science museum in Chicago. Also the best place to see remnants of White City..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...The Museum of Science and Industry is in Hyde Park, a neighborhood of Chicago, and is pretty far outside the city, plan on spending a good chunk of a day if you decide to go there. The Adler Planetarium is more central if astronomy is..." See More
Larry C. said, "...Adler Planetarium (my favorite),Shedd Aquarium and The Field Museum and all are walking distance from each other. Further south is the Museum of Science and Industry. There is also a very cool small museum lasers & holography. There are many hundreds of restaurants so..." See More
Manishi S. said, "...Museums are great. Museum of Science and Industry is my favorite. Shedd Aquarium is a great place as well. In the evening, make sure to visit the Millennium Park. Go their before sunset and stay till all lights come on. Michigan Avenue (on which Millennium..." See More
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Lauren F. said, "...another great free option for a nice day and for museums you have the Chicago Children's Museum at Navy pier, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Field Museum of Natural History - all great options. The Shedd Aquarium is right next to..." See More
D C. said, "...boat rides on Lake Michigan. Chicago has several museums to choose from that will definitely fill a day. Start with The Museum of Science and Industry which has several hands-on exhibits. If history is your thing, check out Field Museum of Natural History. Across from..." See More
Leonard L. said, "...take up a half-day or more, so for a day trip you'll be able to visit one or two at most. Museum of Science and Industry is fantastic, even for those not particularly interested in science with lots of fun, hands-on, interactive exhibits. Field Museum..." See More
3 mentions in What to do with a 7 year old in Chicago?
Aileen M. said, "...History has a collection of dinosaurs that are sure to impress. The Shedd Aquarium was a favourite of our kids. The Museum of Science and Industry is also fantastic. Take her for deep dish pizza (Giordano's is our favourite). The hop on hop off bus..." See More
Susan E. said, "...Love the museums ( Museum of Science and Industry ), including the Shedd Aquarium, but if you're going on the weekend I would suggest going when they first open. Navy Pier has lots of tourists but also lots of things to do, including the Chicago..." See More
2 mentions in Chicago with Kids- where to stay and what to do?
Lauren F. said, "...RB- The Museum of Science and Industry, Shedd Aquarium, and Field Museum of Natural History would all be great options for your grandsons, tons of great stuff to do at each with kids! You'll find the Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier and you could..." See More
Kristi D. said, "...The others have hit on most of the usual suggestions, with 2 days the Museum of Science and Industry might require a bit more time than you want to spend and I'd also mention that it's not in the city center so it takes up..." See More
Christy E. said, "...and walked down by the river ( Chicago Riverwalk ). We also went to the Shedd Aquarium , Adler Planetarium , Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), and took an architectural boat tour and a segway tour. Of everything we did during our trips, the..." See More
Tommy H. said, "...of Chicago the Rockefeller Chapel . Oh and you want some romance go to the Osaka garden . Also go to Museum of Science and Industry so you can see one of the original buildings and the layout of the Devil in the White City...." See More
2 mentions in How many days should I spend in Chicago?
Madison S. said, "...is particularly wonderful, especially the newer modern wing which has a great spot for lunch Terzo Piano. The Shedd Aquarium and Museum of Science and Industry are also great. I would 100% disagree about the lack of amazing food in Chicago, there are a myriad..." See More
Tim H. said, "...the like, there are some world class things to see and that will take some time. The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, etc. Of them, only the Art Institute is really "in the..." See More
2 mentions in What to do in Chicago during the winter?
Kristi D. said, "...at one of the fabulous museums, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Science and Industry. Provided that we are not having totally arctic temperatures (like the rest of this week!), you might try..." See More
Justin S. said, "...to Slurping Turtle and eat as much of the spicy ramen as possible to stay warm. Then maybe go to the Museum of Science and Industry. I just like walking around in the city from place to place ... even in the cold...." See More
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Emily B. said, "...museums, depending on your kids' interests, The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Field Museum of Natural History and Museum of Science and Industry are all worth checking out and also might be a nice reprieve from the heat. Beyond the immediate downtown..." See More
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