Art Institute of Chicago
One of the top museums in the world, explore a global collection of art that spans the centuries and the continents. Enjoy works of art, books, textiles and special exhibits that showcase culture and life.
Field Museum of Natural History
Sure there's a giant T-Rex waiting to greet you, but there's also 4.6 billion years of history waiting to be explored. Interactive exhibits and hands-on workshops let you explore with all your senses.
Museum of Science and Industry
A favorite of families and curiosity seekers of all ages, the diverse exhibits bring science to life. From submarines to great white sharks, this museum takes you on an unforgettable odyssey.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Visitors have been connecting with science and nature for more than 160 years at this Chicago favorite. Showcasing the intricacies of our natural world, guests of all ages can explore and learn.
Star gazing takes on new meaning with a visit to the Adler Planetarium. Explore the wonders of space through interactive exhibits and an observatory where you can view the skies day or night.
Laugh, Sing and Get Entertained At Chicago TheatersSome of the biggest names in show business have honed their craft and got their chops down on the stages of Chicago's vibrant theater scene. From stand-up and improv comedy to Broadway shows to avant-garde performances, you'll find it all in this vibrant city. There's nothing better than dinner and a show in downtown Chicago. Get ready to laugh, sing along and be entertained.
This mid-size, live, award-winning theater venue is the place to catch dramatic performances by some of Chicago's most promising actors. Also enjoy post-show discussions and educational programs.
Briar Street Theater
Once a horse stable, this intimate venue is where you'll find the world-famous Blue Man Group. Enjoy an immersive experience that meshing music, technology and comedy that defies explanation.
When you're looking for improv, look no further than ComedySportz. This perennial Chicago favorite delivers the best comedy experience in the city. Grab a drink and prepare to laugh the night away.
Seven nights a week, the four stages at this unique venue deliver the best sketch comedy, laugh festivals and artist programs in the city. Think you've got what it takes for stand-up? This is the place to try.
Chicago is, very simply put, a very funny city. Discover the best in stand-up comedy right here at the Midwest's best BYOB music comedy theater. Improv, one-man shows or musicals, you'll find it all here.
Chicago's best stand-up comedy is waiting for you at the Laugh Factory. Catch the biggest names in funny business, like Dave Chappelle and Tim Allen, along with the best of local laugh talent on stage here.