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Going Greek in new museum

Greektown may not be on your list of family friendly hotspots, but the new National Hellenic Museum that opened last week on Halsted Street could change that.

Moving into the museum

Kevin Byrne has had a lot of odd jobs, so moving into a plexiglass cube in the middle of the Museum of Science and Industry for a month is nothing unusual.

New Bronzeville Children’s Museum is a way into black history for Chicago kids

The nation's only African-American children’s museum in the country, Bronzeville Children's Museum is a South Side gem.

Spend a night at a Chicago museum

Leave it to Hollywood to make museums the hottest family ticket around. The "Night at the Museum" series have inspired a series of museum...

Chicago museums’ best online tours

While there's no substitute for a day (or night) at the museum, you can experience much of our world-class city from your computer. So...

5 hidden treasures at the Field Museum

With more than 23 million specimens in its collection, the Field Museum is the gift that keeps on giving. We hear there's a collection...

Orland Park dad bring history – and the holidays – to life

Terry Lynch's teenage children groan when they visit a historical site while traveling with their dad. A recent visit to the St. Louis...

Celebrate Mexico in Pilsen, Chicago’s Mexican-American mecca

The bright, spacious exhibit halls of Museum of Mexican-American Art spills out into the streets of surrounding Pilsen, where Mexican culture comes to life.

Chicago’s Last Elephant Leaves Brookfield Zoo

Chicago is without an elephant for the first time in more than 75 years.

Batmobile, ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car among automotive treasures at Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum's exhibits go well beyond its name. In addition to cars of all shapes and styles dominate, visitors will find Hollywood memorabilia, military history and ample space to run and play.
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