USCGC Acacia (WLB-406)
87°09′42″W / 41.63206°N 87.161633°W / 41.63206; -87.161633The USCGC Acacia (WLB 406) was second to the last of a fleet of 39 similar 180-foot seagoing buoy tenders completed d...
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Charles G. Dawes House
The Charles Gates Dawes House is the lakefront mansion of Charles Gates Dawes, who earned the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for his plan to alleviate the crushing burden of war reparations Germany was requir...
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American Indian Center
The American Indian Center (AIC) of Chicago is the oldest urban Native American center in the United States. It provides social services, youth and senior programs, cultural learning, and meeting oppo...
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Bronzeville Children's Museum
Bronzeville Children's Museum is a museum in the Calumet Heights community area of the South Side of Chicago. It is the first and only African American children's museum in the United States. Founde...
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Grosse Point Light
The historic Grosse Point Light is located in Evanston, Illinois. Following several shipping disasters near Evanston, residents successfully lobbied the federal government for a lighthouse. Constructi...
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Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
87°42′12.11″W / 41.9022611°N 87.7033639°W / 41.9022611; -87.7033639The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (formerly, Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture) ...
Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) documents American music through historical artifacts and archival records in multiple formats. The Center is part of the University of Illinoi...
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Lincoln Home National Historic Site preserves the Springfield, Illinois home and a historic district where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861, before becoming the 16th President of the United Sta...
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Loyola University Museum of Art
The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), which opened in the fall of 2005, is unique among Chicago's many museums for mounting exhibits that explore the spiritual in art from all cultures, faiths, ...
National Museum of Surveying
The National Museum of Surveying was originally the Michigan Museum of Surveying, but in 2007, the museum moved to Springfield, Illinois to become a national museum. The museum officially opened in Sp...
Museum of Contemporary Photography
The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) was founded in 1984 by Columbia College Chicago. It is well known for an active program and curating which discovers many emerging and mid-career artists....
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Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture (Lithuanian: Balzeko lietuvių kultūros muziejus) is located at 6500 S. Pulaski Rd. in Chicago's West Lawn neighborhood, not far from Chicago Midway Intern...
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
87°37′29″W / 41.8740°N 87.6247°W / 41.8740; -87.6247Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership is an educational center in Chicago, Illinois. Not affiliated with any...
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Hull House
Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House (named for the ...
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Museum of Broadcast Communications
The Museum of Broadcast Communications is an American museum, the stated mission of which is "to collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educat...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site is a historic brick building built in 1841 in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is located at 6th and Adams Streets in Springfield, Illinois. The law...
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America's Children's Museum on Wheels: StoryBus
America's Children's Museum on Wheels: StoryBus is a children's literacy museum on wheels that visits schools and community events in the Chicago area. Housed inside a 37-foot Winnebago, the bus promo...
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John J. Glessner House
The John J. Glessner House, operated as the Glessner House Museum, is an important 19th-century residence located at 1800 S. Prairie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. It was designed in 1885-1886 by archite...
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Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art is a Chicago-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the understanding of and appreciation for intuitive and outsider art through a progra...
The Peace Museum
The Peace Museum in Chicago was founded in 1981 by Mark Rogovin and Marjorie Craig Benton, a former US UNICEF representative. It was one of two peace museums in the US. The other is the Dayton Inter...
Swedish American Museum
Swedish American Museum is located in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. The Swedish American Museum in Chicago was founded by Kurt Mathisson in 1976. It moved to its current location on 5211 ...
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Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago is a contemporary art museum near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The museum, which was established in 1967...
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