One of the city's most famous cultural buildings – thanks to the iconic pair of bronze lions that flank the grand staircase leading up to the entrance.
Originally established to house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Anchoring the aquatic offerings at this Chicago institution are enduring favorites such as piranhas, frogs and snakes of the Amazon.
The first planetarium in the Western Hemisphere is one of the city's most popular attractions.
Packed with exhibits that allow you to step inside a simulated tornado or navigate a maze lined with mirrors.
Among the largest institutions in the world dedicated to art created post-1950, the Museum of Contemporary Art is best known for hosting major touring exhibitions.