Learn. Discover. Explore. Chicago has numerous museums encompassing art, science, history and more. We offer the discounted CityPass for the larger museums & towers here by following this link. If you are interested in some of the smaller museums, here are our recommendations:
The National Mexican Art Museum displays the signature style of a very popular culture in Chicago. Mexican art is known for its distinct aesthetic affect on sculptures, paintings, and murals. This uniqueness is on full display at Pilsen’s museum, check it out at 1852 West 19th Street. In addition, there are some incredible family run taquerias in Pilsen, try the excellent La Casa Del Pueblo when you’re done exploring art.
Hey art enthusiasts, here’s some real groovy art spots to visit while on your Chicago travels…
The Museum of Contemporary Art is conveniently located right by The John Hancock Observatory at 220 E. Chicago Ave. & it is free every Tuesday. This museum always seems to offer intriguing temporary exhibits, and the wonderful exterior of the place is worth the trip.