List of museums and cultural institutions in Chicago

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The city of Chicago, Illinois has many cultural institutions and museums, large and small. Major cultural institutions include:

Museums

The Art Institute of Chicago
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National Museum of Mexican Art

Art

Architecture

The Sculpture Gallery at the Richard H Driehaus Museum possesses elaborate stained glass.

Children's

Chicago history

The Noble Seymour Crippen House in Norwood Park is the home of the Norwood Park Historical Society.

Cultural

Specialized/historical

The Money Museum traces the history of the Federal Reserve Bank and also displays currency used in the past.

Science, archeology, and natural history

Adler Planetarium
DuSable Museum of African American History
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry

Planned museums

Defunct museums

Not-for-profit and university galleries

Nature

Lincoln Park Conservatory

Libraries

Chicago's Central Public Library

Music, theater and performing arts

Symphony Center
Civic Opera House

Dance

Opera

Opera houses

Symphony

Choruses

Music venues

The Gateway Theatre, is located in the Chicago neighborhood of Jefferson Park.

Theater

Festivals and fairs

Online museums

Organizations

See also

References

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