Situated on the scenic lakeshore of downtown Chicago, Chicago's Museum Campus is the home of three prestigious Chicago museums & part of Grant Park. Museum Campus includes The Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, & the Shedd Aquarium. The campus itself is a park-like setting with meandering pedestrian walkways, jogging paths, sitting areas & gardens.
Location Near Museum Campus -
Close proximity to Chicago museums & attractions is just one reason visitors choose the Hampton Inn Majestic hotel for their vacation. The Hampton Inn Majestic is located just a mile from the Museum Campus. Find the best rates online for the Hampton Inn Majestic hotel rooms that include complimentary wireless Internet & our signature Hampton on the House™ hot breakfast.
The Field Museum -
The Field Museum at Chicago Museum Campus is a world-renowned natural history museum that opened in 1893. Named for its first major benefactor, Marshall Field, the museum offers spectacular exhibits that explore all facets of science, interactive learning centers for children, educational programs for all ages, & a regular schedule of temporary exhibits. The Field Museum is also known around the world as the home of Sue, the 67-million-year-old T-Rex. Sue is the largest, most intact dinosaur skeleton ever found. Visit www.fieldmuseum.org.
Adler Planetarium -
Explore the far reaches of the universe at the Adler Planetarium. Founded in 1930, the Adler Planetarium is the oldest planetarium in the country. The space science museum features exhibits, three full-size movie theaters, & an esteemed collection of antique astrological equipment. The Adler Planetarium exhibits explore such topics as gravity, space exploration, the solar system, and historical perspectives of the universe dating back to medieval times. Visit www.adlerplanetarium.org.
Shedd Aquarium -
Explore the fresh & saltwater habitats of the world at the Shedd Aquarium. Opened in 1930, the Shedd Aquarium is a National Historic Landmark that houses over 22,000 animals. Aquarium exhibits include Waters of the World, Caribbean Reef, Wild Reef, Amazon Rising, & the stunning multi-level Abbott Oceanarium that houses such marine mammals as beluga whales, sea lions, dolphins & sea otters. Visit www.sheddaquarium.org.
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