One of the great aspects of living in Chicago is the easy access you will have to so many wonderful museums. It's one of the best cities in the country and in the world when it comes to science, museums and fun, educational activities. So if you're looking for a way to awaken your mind, learn something new or even just go on a fun first date, take a trip to one of the many Chicago museums.
The most famous of them all is probably the Natural History Museum of Chicago, also known as the Field Museum. You will find showcased an amazing collection of artifacts, gems, fossils and rocks and much more. You'll also find a wide range of exhibits that deal with other interesting topics as well. Learn about our planet, animal and plant life, and all of the ecosystems. Learn about DNA and experience new perspectives on culture and humanity.
Another great stop will be the Adler Planetarium. For astronomy fans you will really find a ton of material here that will keep you occupied and keep you talking for days and weeks to come. There are many interactive exhibits and demonstrations that let you learn by doing and seeing for yourself. You also get to see a good deal of history in terms of the people, tools and studies that started the science hundreds of years ago.
These are just two of the dozens of museums that you can visit for a fun, new activity. Whether you want to really explore a topic in depth, or you want to just learn something new, find something to talk about or spend an afternoon with a friend, family member or date, you can do it all in the many Chicago museums and exhibits that are now available.