Museums

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Whether it's science, art, nature or the cosmos, Chicago is a city of culture and history. Whatever you want to learn about, you can be assured you'll find an impressive learning experience when you stay in downtown Chicago hotels.

The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum is one Chicago's most popular attractions, and America's first planetarium. Two theaters conduct daily shows on the mysteries of the universe, and you can tour a variety of space exhibits and enjoy interactive displays.

The Art Institute of Chicago is another of the city's popular attractions, as it houses an extensive collection of paintings by the likes of Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh. The Museum of Contemporary Art on Michigan Avenue is dedicated solely to the wonder of modern art, and the Art Institute of Chicago has recently installed a Modern Art Gallery too.

The Chicago History Museum also makes for a great day out, with 22 million exhibits and a detailed analogy of the history of Chicago. The DuSable Museum of African American History is dedicated to celebrating and remembering the stories of African Americans, and its poignant displays are most certainly worth visiting. 

The Field Museum of Natural History also has one of the best dinosaur displays in the country, and the Museum of Science and Technology focuses on the history of science and the ingenuity of humankind. Of course, you can't forget to visit the Shedd Aquarium, National Museum of Mexican Art or The Notebaert Nature Museum. 

Of course, there are so many museums in Chicago that it's unlikely you'll fit them all in. But you can be sure that wherever you decide to visit, a stay this luxury downtown hotel ensures close proximity to the some of best-ranking institutes in the world.