Chicago History Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

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The museum in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood is filled with compelling exhibits about the city's history and the addition of Vivian Maier: In Color is another reason to visit this fall. The...  Read More


  • Things to Do in Fall: "Park at 1730 N. Stockton for validated parking, just a two-minute walk from the Museum."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "The Chicago History Museum is easy to navigate and the location, adjacent to Lincoln Park, is perfect for pre or post museum fun."
  • Museums: "Public parking is available one block away for a lower fee with museum entry. Check website for location and details."
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: The two newest exhibits at the Chicago History Museum and its location near many restaurants and Lincoln Park, make a fall outing complete.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Get an overview of the city's past, including the stories behind its famous events, characters, buildings and institutions.
  • Best for Museums Because: Why is Chicago called "The Windy City?" You'll learn to the answer to this question and more at the Chicago History Museum.

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