Bus: 12, 130, 146(312) 922-7827 adlerplanetarium.org41.866145 -87.619594 1300 S Lake Shore Dr South Loop, Chicago
Weekdays 9:30am–4pm, weekends 9:30am–4:30pm.Summer daily 9:30am–6pm.$12, seniors $10, kids ages 3–11 $8; discounts for Chicago residents $2–$3
Though it’s staffed by world-class researchers at the forefront of their field, the museum’s real draw will always be the virtual-reality trips through time and space in the Sky Theater, which—thanks to a 2011 rehab—features the "highest resolution and quality possible." Themes usually center around the known and unknown universe and how humans have engaged with it throughout history.
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Adler After Dark: Particle Party | Dec 19