Chicago is one of the world's greatest cities. In Chicago, you can experience everything from standing at the top of one of the nation's tallest skyscrapers to spending a night in a club where you can listen to legendary blues musicians. Here, you can sample the culture and cuisine of the world. Chicago museums boast priceless art, ancient artifacts, towering dinosaur skeletons and even a year-round butterfly haven. This city is also home to hundreds of cultural and musical attractions, with theaters, concerts, comedy clubs and festivals offering something for everyone.
Parks & Playgrounds in Hyde Park
Of the 30 parks surrounding the Hyde Park area, nine are easily accessible from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital. These parks are located within residential areas and are maintained by the Chicago Park District.
The playgrounds were created for children of any age. When a park does not have a playground, it will have open fields and park benches.
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At this landmark museum, you can digitally navigate through a large-scale 3D animation of the human heart, watch baby chicks hatch from their eggs, tour a coal mine and view a breathtaking IMAX film.
Located across the street from the University of Chicago Medicine campus, this popular museum is devoted to preserving and interpreting the historical achievements and experiences of African-Americans.
Features a collection that spans five centuries of fine art
World-famous collection of antiquities
Features chamber music performed by artists from around the world
This architectural masterpiece is a spectacular venue for concerts, theater and lectures by internationally known speakers.
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