Museums in Back of the Yards, Chicago


Memberships to DuSable Museum of African American History (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The DuSable Museum of African American History
Washington Park

Examine tales and artifacts of African American history with studies of African nations, murals, and even an animatronic Harold Washington

$40 $25

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Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Chicago History Museum
Chicago History Museum - Live

Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWI

$16 $8

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Admission for Two or 1-Year Individual or Family Membership at International Museum of Surgical Science (50% Off)

International Museum of Surgical Science
Near North Side

include invitations to programs and events, and reciprocal free or reduced admission to more than 200 science centers and museums around the world.

$40 $20

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Visit for Two or Four, or Individual or Family Membership to Museum of Broadcast Communications (Up to 50% Off)

Museum of Broadcast Communications
Near North Side

Artifacts and digitized recordings detail the history of radio and television; interactive station lets visitors anchor their own newscasts

$60 $30

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Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame Culinary Experience for One or Two on October 13 (47% Off)

Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame
Navy Pier

See Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame induct notable chefs; open bar & restaurant samples

$95 $50

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One or Two Adult Admission Tickets to Farnsworth House (Up to 48% Off)

Farnsworth House
Plano

Tour a radically modern 1951 home designed by influential architect Mies van der Rohe to float above the ground and reflect the forest

$20 $12

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4-Train-Ride Tickets for Two, Four, or Six at Hesston Steam Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Hesston Steam Museum
La Porte

Ride on miniature and full-size steam trains and explore interactive exhibits devoted to steam power

$34 $20

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Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Illinois Railway Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Illinois Railway Museum
Evergreen Park

Watch restored antique train cars in operation, then check out memorabilia from the Chicagoland and national rail industries

$10 $5

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$18 for a Tour for Two at The Gold Pyramid ($30 Value). 36 Dates and Times Available.

The Gold Pyramid
Wadsworth

Built as a private home in 1977, the 17,000 sq. ft. pyramid features statues, a moat, a three-pyramid garage, and Egyptian-style furnishings

$30 $18

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (Up to 57% Off)

Wonder Works Chicago
Oak Park

Without trips to museums, the most exciting thing to happen to most families would be the periodic elections to determine who gets to be Dad that week.

$42 $18

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Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 26% Off)

SciTech Hands On Museum
Aurora

More than 150 interactive science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics exhibits inspire and educate kids to learn about the world

$16 $12

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Single-Day Admission for One, Two, or Four or Family Membership to Joliet Area Historical Museum (Up to 62% Off)

Joliet Historical Museum
Joliet

History museum mines the past of the town of Joliet, its people, and how their stories relate to the whole of American history

$6 $3

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Tour of Dawes House/Evanston History Center for 2, 4, or 5–10 People (Up to 45% Off)

Evanston History Center
Evanston

Visit the National Historic Landmark Dawes House, where more than a century of history about the city is preserved in a beautiful chateau

$40 $22

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Admission for Two or Four to the Museum of Arts & Play (Up to 53% Off)

Museum of Arts & Play
Dyer

Museum highlighting the benefits of play boasts everything from vintage toys to pop culture collectibles 

$16 $9

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Admission for Four Adults, or Membership for One Adult or Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Elgin History Museum
Eastside Elgin

Two floors of history exhibits reflecting Elgin’s rich past, including a collection of Elgin Watches and Elgin Road Race memorabilia

$45 $22

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest Presented By The Chicago History Museum on August 5–7

Chicago Hot Dog Fest
Chicago History Museum - Live

Three-day fest celebrates the great American hot dog with specialty dogs, ice cold brews, and music

$30 $25

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Museum Campus, Gangster, or Fireworks Tour for 1 or 2 from Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours (Up to 18% Off)

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours
Central Chicago

Ride up to some of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks during Museum Campus, Gangster history tours, and fireworks displays

$68

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Chicago Explorer Pass Including Admission to Three or Five Attractions from 20+ Options. Pay Nothing at Gate.

Go City Card
University of Chicago

Card grants free admission to 3 or 5 Chicago museums, tours, and attractions, chosen from over 20 options

$49 $40.50

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Cupcake Tour of Chicago with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 68% Off)

Best Tours
Chicago

Tours make six stops along Michigan Avenue, visiting a century-old shop, one with 50 varieties of cupcake, and another with gelato

$50 $19

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Gangster Tour of Chicago for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 65% Off)

Best Tours (Chicago)
Chicago

Tour-goers take a 90-minute jaunt past iconic landmarks and mob movie filming locations while learning about Chicago’s gangster past

$35 $17

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Chocolate Tour of Chicago with Seven Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Best Tours
Chicago

Sample Aztec chocolate drinks, cupcakes, truffles, and chocolate donuts during two-hour chocolate tour along the Magnificent Mile

$50 $25

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Monday Night Sunset Cocktail Cruise Aboard the Anita Dee II Yacht

Anita Dee II Yacht
Chicago

$25 $16.50

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"This American Lie" - Saturday July 30, 2016 / 8:00pm

The Revival
Chicago

$10 $7.50

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Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Chinatown Food Tour of Chicago from Best Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Best Tours (Chicago)
Chicago

Tours of Chicago’s Chinatown make stops for dumplings, tea, and fortune and almond cookies

$50 $25

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"Saturday Morning Funnies"

Edge Theater
Edgewater

$10 $7.50

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Italian Food Tour of Chicago with Five Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Best Tours
Chicago

Sample Chicago-style pizza, italian beef, and artisan products during a two-hour Italian-food tour along the Magnificent Mile

$50 $25

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"The Kym Experience"

The Revival
Chicago

$15 $10.50

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Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater

Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater
South Loop

$67 $46.25

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"Little Shop of Horrors"

American Blues Theater
Lincoln Park

$29 $23

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"Byhalia, Mississippi" - Friday July 29, 2016 / 8:00pm

1700 Theatre
North Side

$30 $22

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"Our Lady of 121st Street"

Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three
North Side

$30 $20.25

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Downtown Naperville Food Tour for One or Two from Naperville Bites and Sites (Up to 22% Off)

Naperville Bites and Sites
Chicago

Eat, walk, and discover Naperville’s historic neighborhood during a culinary and cultural food tour

$48 $40

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"Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys" - Friday August 19, 2016 / 7:30pm

Raven Theatre East Stage
Edgewater

$42 $25.50

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Interactive Walking Tours of Chicago from Stray Boots (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Stray Boots
University of Chicago

Clues, trivia, and riddles lead explorers through vibrant neighborhoods via the Stray Boots iPhone or Android app

$24 $12

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"The Importance of Being Earnest"

Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two
North Side

$42 $27.25

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"Einstein's Gift"

Athenaeum Theatre Studio One
North Side

$32 $21.75

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Peppa Pig's Big Splash Tickets

Peppa Pig's Big Splash Tickets
North Side of Little Fort

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$74.94

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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Tickets

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
Downtown

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$75.11

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"The Taming of the Shrew"

Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens
Galewood

$29 $18.75

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"Death and Harry Houdini"

Chopin Theatre Mainstage
Noble Square

$59 $47.55

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"On Dee eL Variety Hour" - Friday August 26, 2016 / 9:30pm

The Revival
Chicago

$10 $7.50

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Lake Paddle

Kayak Chicago - North Avenue Beach
North Side

$75.21 $45.11

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"Ayn Rand in Love"

MCL Chicago
Lakeview

$20 $14.50

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"Remembrance"

Saint Sebastian Players Theatre
DePaul

$20 $13.75

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"Kin Folk"

The Den Theatre - Main Stage
Wicker Park

$20 $13.75

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Paw Patrol Tickets

Paw Patrol Tickets
Downtown

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$83.27

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"Dating and Dragons"

Factory Theater
Far North Side

$25 $16.50

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"DUI vs. IUD" - Saturday July 30, 2016 / 4:00pm

Drinking & Writing Theater at Haymarket Pub & Brewery
West Town

$10 $7.50

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Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago: Wicker Park

Wicker Park
Bucktown

$55 $43.75

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    1029 West 35th Street
    Chicago, IL US

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