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We went to one film, Planet Nine, and then poked around. There are lots of exhibits on several floors, and when they closed the place at 4 pm there were a number of things I hadn’t seen yet. The other members of our group could...More
When planning a trip, I think it's wise to do some research in advance. How many days do you need to stay in a city or area in order to see all of the attractions? For example, I advise that Gettysburg and the Grand Canyon...More
We had the Chicago city pass and attended 3 shows here. The shows were informative. I was somewhat skeptical of the Plaent9, because it basically showed a theory as a well accepted fact. Other than that, the place is well maintained, the audience can go...More
The Adler Planetarium offers a few interesting exhibitions related to astronomy and space flight. Their shows are informative and suit children as well as grown up's. So it is not the classical planetarium content you get, at least not at the standard shows.
The exhibits were a little boring. It was just wondering about. They also had this star chart exhibit from a worlds fair that was restored to it's original condition. If you are into this, you will love that. The shows were ok but not thrilling...More
On the plus size; spotlessly maintained. Great views over Chicago, the Jim Lovell exhibits were very interesting, the Planet Nine film was good and informative.
The down side; entry price is steep and unfortunately not worth it. Exhibits are generally NON-interactive and dated. Very little...More
Recently I became intrigued with space. Maybe it's Elon Musk's recent endeavor's, maybe it's just a phase, or maybe it's that I desire more out of life. That being a human on planet earth isn't enough. I desire to know more. It's crazy to think...More
Plan on spending a minimum of 3 hours at the planetarium. It has 3 levels, a sky theater that has informative narration of the stars and constellations. The signage seemed a bit confusing as to what is where, but if you wander around enough you...More
Went to Adler with my sister and 20 year old daughter. We saw 3 informative and interesting shows with knowledgeable presenters. Also went through multiple displays and enjoyed historical astronomy exhibits. Outside, staff had a telescope set up for anyone to take a look at...More
Great place to visit with kids of all ages. Admissions is reasonable. Very informative. There is information about There are optional shows. We saw the Planet Nine show which was really interesting. Show lasted about half an hour. If we lived in the area we...More
This downtown neighborhood offers a variety of activities ranging from cultural to sporting. If you happen to visit during football season, you may bump into a boisterous few fans on their way to a Bears game on the southernmost tip of South Loop. On the flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and educational experiences in its planetarium, museum and aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
is one of Chicago’s premier locations for green space and recreation with views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Take a stroll down memory lane in the historic Prairie District where you can enjoy views of old historic homes. Restaurants, theaters, and clubs are spread throughout the neighborhood along with a collection of burger joints along Michigan Avenue just across from the park.