Chicago Travel Guide


The A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Gallery
Museum dedicated to the African American labor history and the American railroad attendents.
Address: 10406 S. Maryland Avenue Chicago IL
Tel: 1 312 928-3029

Art Institute of Chicago
Special exhibitions include Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen, European prints and drawings, photography collection and more.
Address: 111 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL
Tel: 1 312 443-3600

Chicago Cultural Center
1897 former library restored to its orginal elegance and slendor. Now a civic venue linking arts to the general public.
Address: 78 East Washington Chicago IL

Chicago Historical Society
Urban history museum of Chicago and Illinois.
Address: Clark Street at North Avenue Chicago IL 60614
Tel: 1 312 642-4600

DuSable Museum of African-American History
Preserving and presenting the great achievements of African Americans. Cultural and art collections and over 17,000 Artifacts.
Address: 740 East 56th Place Chicago IL 60637
Tel: 1 312 947-0600

The Field Museum
This museum houses the world's largest and most complete T-Rex found. Other permanant exhibits include the man-eating lions of Tsavo, Star Wars the Magic of myth, and Underground Adventures.
Address: Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60605
Tel: 1 312 922-9410

The Hancock Observatory
See the beautiful sights and views of Chicago from the newly renovated Hancock Observatory.
Address: 875 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL
Tel: 1 312 751-3681

J.Glessner House Museum
National landmark housing a variety of 19th and early 20th century furniture and art collections.
Address: 1800 South Prairie Avenue Chicago IL 60616
Tel: 1 312 326-1480

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum
Dedicated to the preservation of Mexican history and culture. Extensive collection of art.
Address: 1852 W. 19th Street Chicago 60614
Tel: 1 312 738-1503

Museum of Architecture and Design
International Museum dedicated to architecture, industrial, and product design, graphics, and urban planning.
Address: 225 Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60601
Tel: 1 312 819-9961

Museum of Contemporary Art
Bringing visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance.
Address: 220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60611
Tel: 1 312 280-2660

Museum of Science and Industry
One of the top 15 museums in the nation, according to LIFE magazine. Guests can plunge into the depths of a coal mine, climb aboard a real World War II submarine, digitize themselves into zeroes and ones and harvest corn in a 20-ton combine, plus much more.
Address: 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive Chicago 60637
Tel: 1 773 684-1414

National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum
Collection of artwork created by Vietnam Veterans.
Address: 1801 South Indiana Avenue Chicago IL 60616

Oriental Institute Museum
Dedicated to the history, art and archaeology of the ancient Near East.
Address: 1155 East 58th Street Chicago IL 60637

Peace Museum

First museum devoted to the cause of peace with over 10,000 artifacts including original paintings, sculptures,drawings and anti-war quilts.
Address: 314 W. Institute Place Chicago IL 60610
Tel: 1 312 440-1860

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Featuring six permanent exhibits including a butterfly haven, city science, water lab and wilderness walk.
Address: Fullerton at Cannon Drive (Lincoln Park) Chicago IL 60614
Tel: 1 773 755-5100

Polish Museum of America
The Polish Museum of America showcases the art, history and culture of Poland and of the Polish-American Community.
Address: 984 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago 60622
Tel: 1 773 384-3352

Robie House
This is the former home of Frederick C. Robie, the bicycle magante of Illinois. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this house and museum is a popular landmark and tourist attraction in Chicago, IL.
Address: 5757 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago IL USA 60637-1698
Tel: 1 773 834-1847

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Permanant exibition preserving the history and culture of Jewish religion world wide.
Address: 618 South Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60605

Terra Museum of American Art
Featuring 700 pieces of American art including paintings, prints and sculptures.
Address: 664 North Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60611
Tel: 1 312 664-3939

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