The Art Institute of Chicago

Located on the lower half of Chi-Town’s Magnificent Mile, you can’t miss The Art Institute with its two, huge marble lions that guard its doors (they wear wreaths at Christmas). The renowned musuem’s regular collection includes exhibts such as Arms and Armor, Amerindian, and Textiles, and it also has fascinating changing exhibitions. As much a trip through history as it is through art, you and your children will be fascinated by what you see while you’re there.

Contact number: (312) 443-3600

Location: 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

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