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The Art Institute of Chicago
#1 of 128 Museums in Chicago
As one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States, The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park is a Midwestern brilliant gem!
It is one of the best art museums in the world with something for everyone from armor & weapons to Old Masters and modern masterpieces with a great assortment of ancient Roman, Greek, Korean, Chinese, and Indian a...
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American Writers Museum
#3 of 128 Museums in Chicago
By the gift shop is a literary map of the US which shows locations of homes or museums of famous American writers.
A great addition to Chicago museums
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Chicago Cultural Center
#4 of 128 Museums in Chicago
This place is great for those who love art and museums.
If you have been to all of the other Chicago Museums, make sure you also get to the Chicago Cultural Center.
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Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank
#8 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Chicago has many world-class museums, dedicated to history, art, science, archaeology, space, mammals, marine life, medicine and architecture.
As an aficionado of museums, I can say this one is exemplary.
The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
#14 of 128 Museums in Chicago
We bought tickets in the UK via Groupon, though pick the day the museum is open for free if you can - as other museums are so expensive (poor Americans, come to London they are free).
This unique little museum covers a lot for a small space, including how the bridge works, nature conservation efforts of the river, and newspapers featuring the river throughout the city's history.
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
#23 of 128 Museums in Chicago
In 2009, the library was named one of 10 recipients of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries.
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library, formerly the Pritzker Military Library, is a museum and a research library for the study of military history.
Museum of Contemporary Photography
#24 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Founded in 1976 by Columbia College in Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Photography has become the world's premier college art museum dedicated to photography.
Fantastic little art museum
L. H. Selman Ltd
#36 of 128 Museums in Chicago
About 2 blocks from the Art Institute and a perfect follow up to visiting the Rubloff paperweight gallery at the Museum.
Van Gogh's Bedrooms
#46 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Thorne Miniature Rooms
#53 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
#59 of 128 Museums in Chicago
In place of the gift shop is a new museum.
United States Pizza Museum
#61 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Bruns was inspired to pursue his dream of opening a museum wholly dedicated to pizza by watching the development and growth of museums like the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum and the Design Museum of Chicago.
Wabash Arts Corridor
#66 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Douglas Dawson Gallery
#84 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Foodseum
#86 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Design Museum of Chicago
#89 of 128 Museums in Chicago
American Academy of Art Bill L. Parks Gallery
#90 of 128 Museums in Chicago
Sullivan Galleries
#96 of 128 Museums in Chicago
State Street Gallery
#99 of 128 Museums in Chicago
ECHO
#128 of 128 Museums in Chicago