Best Places To See in Chicago, IL

Handpicked Top 3 Places To See in Chicago, IL. How do we actually find the most highly rated places to see? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!


5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637

Since 1933

Museum, Tourist Attractions, Exhibits, Events, Tours and Experiences, National Parks Adventure, U-505 On-Board Tour, Private Events, Groups and Field Trips, Education Programs, Out-of-School Time Programs, Creativity and Innovation Programs, Teachers Programs, Schools Programs, Families & Communities Programs

Free Admission for Members - Over 2,000 exhibits, displayed in 75 major halls - One of the largest science museums in the world is home to more than 400,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry & creativity

Price: Adult $16 & Child (Ages 3-11) $9

Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614

Since 1868

Zoos and Aquariums, Collections, Outdoor Activities, Nature and Parks, Exhibits, Daily Activities, Cafe, Education Programs, Teachers Programs, Children Programs, Teens Programs, Adults Programs and Families Programs, Food Service, Retail Shops, Rentals & Private Events

Free Admission - It is a 35-acre (14 ha) zoo - 1,100 animals from some 200 species - Dedicated to connecting people with nature by providing a free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago and by advancing the highest quality

Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm


1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

Since 1893

Natural History Museum, Exhibitions, Evolving Planet, Stuffed Animals, Special Exhibits, Beautiful Building, Citizen Science, Learning Centre, Field Trips, Virtual Visits, Research and Collections, Conservation, Museum Archives, Labs & Tools

It is one of the largest such museums in the world - The professional staff maintains collections of over 24 million specimens and objects that provide the basis for the museum’s scientific research programs

Price: Adults $24, Children (Ages 3 - 11) $17, Seniors (Ages 65+) $21 & Students (W/Valid Id) $21

Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm