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Chicago Attractions

What to do in Chicago after MathCON

The Field Museum of Natural History  – Whether you’re a science buff or just interested in the world around you, you’ll find amazing exhibits and learning experiences in one Chicago’s most prestigious museums. Say hi to Sue, the T-Rex!

Lincoln Park Zoo – On a sunny day in Chicago even locals like to stroll around this zoo, which is free and open to the public.

Museum of Science and Industry  – See the science of storms or a U-505 submarine at this iconic museum in Chicago. Its building was actually built for the Columbian Exposition or the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893!

The Magnificent Mile – If you really want the whole Chicago experience, the “Mag Mile” is where everything comes together: shopping, dining, attractions, etc.

Odyssey River Cruise – Take a glass-windowed boat out on the Chicago River to admire the beauty of the city’s unique architecture.

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The Willis Tower – Skydeck – Unless you’re acrophobic (fearful of heights), you’ll definitely want to experience what it’s like to live on the edge with the Skydeck on the 103rd floor of the renowned Willis Tower.

Museum Campus – The Museum Campus is the gateway to all of Chicago’s important museums as well as Soldier Field and the Lakeside Center of McCormick Place.

Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour  – In less than two hours, you can see why Chicago is world-renowned for its architecture with this informative tour.

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum – If the universe has always fascinated you, then this museum will astound and captivate your mind in every way!

Shedd Aquarium – Want to pet a penguin or a beluga whale? Then, you’ll want to visit the Shedd Aquarium to have these encounters and more!

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Attraction Star Rating Address Phone
Shedd Aquarium 4.4 1200 S Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60605 (312) 939-2438
Willis Tower 4.3 233 S Wacker Dr. Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 875-9447
The Bean/Millenium Park 4.7 Chicago, IL 60601  
Shrine of our Lady of Pompeii      
Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank 4.5 230 S. Lasalle St. Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 322-2400
Navy Pier 4.4 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 595-7437
Oak Street Beach 4.7    
Art Institute of Chicago 4.8 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 443-3600
Adler Planetarium 4.3 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605 (312) 922-7827
Chicago River Tour      
Grant Park 4.7 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 742-3918