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A trip to a Chicago museum is always a fun learning experience, but during the holidays, special events, fantastical decor and seasonal workshops offer a brilliant bonus. Only in Chicago can you travel the world of holiday traditions, celebrate with the belugas and eat breakfast with both Santa and a T. rex. Here are six ways to celebrate the season at Chicago's most beloved museums

Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America's Candy Capital

Milk Duds, Tootsie Rolls, Cracker Jack, and Frango Mints... what do they have in common besides being some of the sweetest treats around? They were all created in Chicago, America's unofficial candy capital. Sweet Home Chicago: The History Of America's Candy Capital, the latest exhibit at the National Hellenic Museum, examines the sweet history of candy-making in Chicago. Check out the exhibit and then make your way to Chicago's best candy shops for a taste of some of our city's sweetest icons.  

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