Museums in/near the South Loop

There is a wide range of museums in and near the South Loop. Some, like the Field Museum, are large and well known, whereas others can be considered hidden gems. In addition to welcoming people for general visits, many of these museums offer special exhibits, events, activities and other programming throughout the year.

Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium

American Writers Museum

American Writers Museum

Chicago Children's Museum

Chicago Children’s Museum

Chicago Maritime Museum

Chicago Maritime Museum

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago

Clarke House Museum

Clarke House Museum

Driehaus Museum

Driehaus Museum

Field Museum

Field Museum

Glessner House Museum

Glessner House Museum

McCormick Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

Museum of Broadcast Communications

Museum of Broadcast Communications

Pritzker Military Museum and Library

Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium