Chicago History Museum

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If you live in Chicago or visit here and are curious about the city’s past, present and future, the Chicago History Museum should be your first stop. See how the Great Chicago Fire changed the city forever. Explore the dazzling White City of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Trace the paths of immigration to learn how it shaped the neighborhoods' diversity. From Chicago’s sports to politics, the Union Stockyards to the very first ‘L’ car – there’s so much to discover at this North Side gem located in the scenic Lincoln Park neighborhood. Dive right in with the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. Get out and explore the city through guided tours and events. Or check out what the museum offers just for kids and families. It's fresh and it's fun – history for the 21st century.