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CHICAGO MUSEUMS & ART GALLERIES

The Art Institute of Chicago houses the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art outside the Louvre.

Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere (stand in the midst of a tornado, climb into a U-boat, explore a mine — and that's just for starters).

The Field Museum is home to Titanosaur, the largest dinosaur to roam the Earth.

Feed sharks, encounter penguins and be a Trainer for a Day at The Shedd Aquarium, as you overlook the waters of Lake Michigan.

View the stars (and even sleep under them) at the lakefront Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum.

And that's just the beginning.

Chicago is home to museums that document and celebrate African-American heritage, Jewish tradition, Mexican art, Lithuanian culture, Ukrainian history, Puerto Rican culture, military history, maritime history, and even an American Writer's Museum — the very first of its kind. And for art lovers, the city's gallery districts, from River North to Pilsen, give insight into both art history and the contemporary creative scene.

Come find your inspiration.

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