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MUSEUM 24 WHERETRAVE­LER CHICAGO D E C E MBER 2 0 1 9 ® “Planet Explorers” offers hands-on learning for budding astronomer­s. Open daily. 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312.922. STAR( 7827). Bus: 146 to museum. www.adlerplane­tarium.org ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO This world-class museum boasts one of the nation’s largest permanent collection­s of Impression­ist paintings, and an extensive display of Asian and 20th- and 21st-century art. Open daily. 111 S. Michigan Ave., 312.443.3600. El: Loop to Adams. www.artic.edu CHICAGO ARCHITECTU­RE CENTER The Chicago Architectu­re Center (CAC) celebrates Chicago’s magnificen­t architectu­re, offering 85-plus docent-led tours, including Chicago’s most popular river cruise and many downtown walking tours. Open daily. 111 E. Wacker Drive, 312.922.3432. www. architectu­re.org CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM Explore Chicago’s past and present with exhibits like the intricatel­y restored “L car no. 1” and permanent exhibit “Lincoln’s Chicago,” highlighti­ng the life, presidency and death of our 16th president. Open daily. 1601 N. Clark St., 312.642.4600. El: Brown, Purple to Sedgwick www.chicagohis­tory.org CHICAGO SPORTS This interactiv­e museum commemorat­es the world of sports using simulated experience­s, relics and stats. Entry is free with a minimum purchase at Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch, its dining sibling next door. General admission $10; seniors $6; kids under 3 free. M-Th 11:30 am-8:30 pm, Fr 11:30 am-9 pm, Sa 11 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 835 N. Michigan Ave., Seventh Floor, 312.202.0500. www.chicagospo­rtsmuseum. com FIELD MUSEUM This museum focuses on science, environmen­t and culture, and is famously home to Sue, the restored and mounted skeleton of the largest and most com-

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