Museums, Art and Music
At this landmark museum, you can walk through a large-scale replica of the human heart, watch baby chicks hatch from their eggs, tour a coal mine, and view a breathtaking IMAX film.
History Located across the street from the University of Chicago medical 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
Nationally renowned contemporary art
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.
Showcases work by Chicago area artists. Also offers hands-on classes for artists of all ages.
Theater and Film
Acclaimed professional theater featuring classical plays and musical theater productions
This on-campus movie theater screens a wide variety of films--including independent and foreign films, classics, and recent box-office hits.
Designed in 1909, the Prairie-style Robie House is considered one of Wright's finest achievements
Located in Jackson Park, this garden features traditional Japanese elements such as an arching moon bridge, peaceful lagoons, colorful flowers, and lush plants and trees.
Nine parks within 2 miles of Comer Children's
For more detailed information about Hyde Park attractions, visit the University's Neighborhood Guide.