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Our Body: the Universe Within

Ongoing.

Exhibit chronicling the evolution of modern medicine, featuring historical surgical tools, paintings, prints, and sculptures, and including over 200 preserved human specimens. $22, $16 seniors and students, $12 kids 4-13

International Museum of Surgical Science (map)
1524 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Near North
phone 312-642-6502

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Fast Forward . . . Inventing the Future

Ongoing

An exhibit showcasing new technology and innovations in agriculture, transportation, entertainment, energy, and more, presented through videos, models, and prototypes of inventions.

Museum of Science and Industry (map)
5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Hyde Park
phone 773-684-1414

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Shoot for the Moon

Ongoing

Featuring the restored Gemini 12 spacecraft and artifacts commemorating the 40th anniversary of its mission and other lunar adventures; astro labs and various historical space reading devices; interactive displays on galaxies, planets, and other nonterrestrial entities. The museum's regular sky shows start on the half hour, virtual reality presentations every 90 minutes.

Adler Planetarium (map)
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-7827

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Crossing the Line: The Movement for a United Cyprus

Ongoing

Exhibit curated by Daniela C. Bono that examines the art, objects, documents, and first-hand accounts of life on Cyprus since the 1974 Turkish invasion.

National Hellenic Museum (map)
801 W. Adams St.
Greektown
phone 312-655-1234

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Science Storms

Ongoing

New permanent exhibit that re-creates tornadoes, lightning, tsunamis, avalanches, and other natural phenomena to explore the science of storms.

Museum of Science and Industry (map)
5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Hyde Park
phone 773-684-1414

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You! The Experience

Ongoing

This permanent exhibit explores health, well-being, and the workings of the human body.

Museum of Science and Industry (map)
5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Hyde Park
phone 773-684-1414

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The Ancient Americas

Ongoing

Artifacts from between the Arctic and the tip of South America highlighting 13,000 years of survivor skills utilized by the early Pueblo communities of the American southwest, the Incas of South America, and other cultures throughout the hemisphere.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Bus, boat, train, and walking tours

Ongoing

See chicagohistory.org for schedule and details.

Chicago History Museum (map)
1601 N. Clark St.
Lincoln Park
phone 312-642-4600

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Called to the Challenge: The Legacy of Harold Washington

Ongoing

An overview of Washington's life and projects as mayor. Harold Washington Exhibit Hall, 9th floor.

Harold Washington Library Center (map)
400 S. State St.
Loop
phone 312-747-4300

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The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice DNA Discovery Center

Ongoing

A permanent exhibition that allows visitors to watch scientists doing genetic research at the museum's Pritzker Laboratory.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Evolving Planet

Ongoing

On the development of life on earth.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

Gilded Glory: European Treasures from the Martin D’Arcy Collection

Ongoing

French Gothic ivories, Renaissance paintings, an enamel and ivory casket reputed to have once contained relics of Saint Teresa of Avila, and other European works.

Loyola University Museum of Art (map)
Lewis Towers, 820 N. Michigan Ave.
Gold Coast/Mag Mile/Streeterville
phone 312-915-7600

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Grainger Hall of Gems

Ongoing

This permanent exhibition reopens with displays of gemstones as they're found in nature, after they're cut and polished, and in jewelry by top designers.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Oceanarium

Ongoing

Northeast Pacific flora and fauna.

Shedd Aquarium (map)
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-939-2438

Ongoing exhibits

Ongoing

The first el train car, Abraham Lincoln's deathbed, dioramas of the Great Chicago Fire and the Sauganash Tavern, and a kids' exhibit focusing on body's five senses as tools for learning about the city.

Chicago History Museum (map)
1601 N. Clark St.
Lincoln Park
phone 312-642-4600

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