Anish Kapoor's bean-shaped sculpture is considered to be the centerpiece of the new Millennium Park. more »
Millennium Park, completed in 2004 (4 years late and enormously over budget) covers the area north of the Art Institute in Chicago built on air rights over commuter train tracks... more »
The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry is a highly engaging museum located in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. It features an extensive variety of exhibits... more »
The word "oriental" in the name might confuse some. The collection has nothing to do with China, Japan or India, but instead is a huge archaeological collection of objects from... more »
Large historic conservatory (primarily indoor but some outdoor displays) located near an el stop in Garfield Park, one of the city's largest parks. Conservatory is operated by... more »
3 days in Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo: Just minutes from downtown Chicago, the zoo is free and open 365 days a year. Experience great apes, big cats and other amazing animals.