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There are many things to do in the city of Chicago! Please find some helpful information below about museums, zoos, sports and theater! Any questions can be directed to the Office of Student Life at student_life@rush.edu or 942-6302.

MUSEUMS

Name

Contact/Location

Hours

Prices

Adler Planetarium

312-922-7827
1300 South Lake Shore Dr.

www.adlerplanetarium.org

Mon-Fri: 10-4

Sat & Sun: 10-4:30

Adults: $10.00, *$8.00

Children: (3-14) $6.00, *$5.00

Art Institute of Chicago

312-443-3600
111 South Michigan Ave.

www.artic.edu

Mon, Tues, Wed

& Fri: 10:30-5

Thurs: 10:30-8

Sat, Sun 10-5

Adults: $18.00

Children/Students/Seniors: $14.00

Thurs evenings from 5-8pm: Free

 

Field Museum of Natural History

312-922-9410
1400 South Lake Shore Dr.

www.fieldmuseum.org

Daily: 9-5

 

Adults: $15.00, *$13.00

Seniors/Students: $12.00, *$10.00

Children: $10.00, *$8.00

Museum of Contemporary Art

312-280-2660
220 East Chicago Avenue

www.mcachicago.org

Tues: 10-8

Wed-Sun: 10-5

 

Suggested Donations

Adults: $12.00

Seniors/Students: $7.00

Children: Free

Tuesdays: Free

Museum of Science and Industry

773-684-1414
57th St. and Lake Shore Dr.

www.msichicago.org

 

Mon-Sat: 9:30-4

Sun: 11-4

 

 

Prices

Adults: $15.00, *$13.00

Seniors: $14.00, *$12.00

Children: $10.00, *$9.00

John G. Shedd Aquarium

312-939-2438

1200 South Lake Shore Dr.

www.sheddaquarium.org

 

Summer:

Everyday: 9-6

Regular Hours:

Weekdays: 9-5

Weekends: 9-6

See www.sheddaquarium.org/ticketprices

International Museum of Surgical Science

312-642-6502

1524 North Lake Shore Dr.

www.imss.org

(May-Sept)

Tues-Sun: 10-4

(October-April)

Tues-Sat: 10-4

Adults: $10.00

Seniors/Students: $6.00

 

* Chicago Resident Prices

 

ZOOS

Name

Contact/Location

Hours

Prices

Lincoln Park Zoo

312-742-2000

2200 North Lincoln Park

www.lpzoo.com

General Hours:

Grounds 9-6

Buildings and Farm 10-5

*see website for Summer & Winter Hours

Admission: Free

Parking

0-30 minutes: Free

0-3 hours: $17.00

3-4 hours: $19.00

4-5 hours: $25.00

5+ hours: $30.00

Brookfield Zoo

708-485-0263
1st Avenue and 31st St.

Brookfield, Illinois

www.brookfieldzoo.org

Daily 10-5

 

Suggested Donation

Adults: $13.50

Seniors: $9.50

Children (3-11) : $9.50

Parking: $9.00

 

SPORTS

Baseball

Chicago Cubs

Wrigley Field
Clark & Addison Streets

773-404-2827

www.cubs.com

Chicago White Sox

U.S. Cellular Field
333 West 35th Place

312-674-1000

www.whitesox.com

Hockey

 

Chicago Blackhawks

 

United Center

1901 West Madison

312-455-7000

www.chicagoblackhawks.com

Chicago Wolves

All State Arena

6920 Mannheim Road

1-800-THE-WOLVES

www.chicagowolves.com

Football

Chicago Bears

Soldier Field

1410 South Museum

Campus Drive

312-235-7700

www.chicagobears.com

 

Chicago Rush

All State Arena

6920 Mannheim Road

847-882-9400

www.chicagorush.com

Basketball

 

Chicago Bulls

 

United Center

1901 West Madison

312-455-4000

www.bulls.com

Soccer Arena

Chicago Fire

Toyota Park

71st and Harlem

1-888-MLS-FIRE

www.chicago-fire.com

 

THEATERS

Theater Name

Address

Contact Information

Auditorium Theater

50 East Congress Parkway

312-922-2110
www.auditoriumtheatre.org

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Center

220 South Michigan Avenue

312-294-3000
www.cso.org

Cadillac Theater

151 West Randolph

312-977-1700

www.broadwayinchicago.com

Goodman Theater

 

170 North Dearborn

 

312-443-3800

www.goodman-theatre.org

Lyric Opera

 

Civic Opera House

20 North Wacker Drive

312-332-2244

www.lyricopera.com

Oriental Theater

Ford Center for the Performing Arts

24 West Randolph

312-902-1400

www.broadwayinchicago.com

Shubert Theater

22 West Monroe

312-977-1700

www.broadwayinchicago.com

Steppenwolf Theater

 

1650 North Halsted

 

312-335-1650

www.steppenwolf.org



 


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