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- 98%History Buffs
- 70%Local Culture
- 70%Budget Travelers
- 69%Art & Design Lovers
- 51%Green Travelers
- 51%Outdoor Enthusiasts
User Reviews (13 Reviews)
- Chicago Cultural CenterMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11Nov 06, 2013
The architecture of this building, built in 1890, is alone worth a visit - it has what may be the world's largest Tiffany dome and the Healy-Millet dome. But if you have time to go inside, you'll find a selection of free art shows, performances and concerts.Recommended for:Art & Design Lovers
- Chicago Cultural CenterMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Aug 24, 2013
A great place to start you visit to Chicago, the Cultural Center is in the former Chicago Public Library, an architectural treasure. It now offers free public events: music, exhibitions, dance, lectures and plays. Inside you'll find the visitor information center offering lots of free advice on what to do in town.
- Chicago Cultural CenterFeb 28, 2013
Walking in here reminds me why I love this city so much. All this art and history for free? Yes, please, and thank you! This place has got a constant revolving door of art exhibits and wonderful factoids about the city's history line every corridor (did I mention it's free)? The building itself (which use to be the old public library) is gorgeous and, if art & history is your thing, you could wander around forever in here. Literally, forever because the layout is a little wonky but I think that's because of its original purpose as a public library with study rooms and such. Also, this building houses cultural, creative spaces for working artist in the community-like Project Onward-which is specifically set up to benefit artists in the city with mental and physical disabilities. Seriously, this place is a cultural landmark in and of itself and you will not regret a peek inside for a moment!
- Chicago Cultural CenterMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 5Jan 21, 2013
The Cultural center is a great starting point for any Chicago explorer. They have a whole tourist section, plus tons of tables and chairs and free wi-fi. There are also a bunch of exhibits throughout the center, composed of everything from artwork to history lessons. Best of all it is free.
- Chicago Cultural CenterMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 1Jan 11, 2013
There are amazing interiors and many free events and concerts, but it's a little odd that people walk through the room where you might be listening to a live concert. There's a library on the ground floor.
- Chicago Cultural CenterDec 12, 2012
This used to be the old downtown public library. Now there is cool cultural exhibits often dealing with the history or Chicago, there is great architecture inside. A nice quite place to meetup with someone and roam the halls or just for afternoon lunch
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- Chicago Cultural CenterMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 1Jul 05, 2012
This is where we met with our Chicago Guide. The city has a program offering free tours of Chicago. You sign up online, indicating your preference, and they will do their best to match you.