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Chicago’s Best Attractions For Kids

While it may be difficult to pick just one, some of Chicago’s best attractions for kids include museums, zoos, discovery centers, LEGOS and dolls.

03/15/2014

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Museum Of Science And Industry Selling Prints From Photo Collection

If you’ve always wished you could own one of the photos on display at the Museum of Science and Industry, now’s your chance.

03/13/2014

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Former Astronaut Re-Enacts Apollo 8 Broadcast At MSI

Apollo Eight astronaut James Lovell helped re-enact the famous Christmas Eve broadcast as the capsule orbited the moon in 1968, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/23/2013

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Guide To Chicago For The Holidays

Are you headed to Chicago for the holidays and need to know where to eat and what to do? This guide will get you started and help you have a memorable experience in the Windy City.

12/21/2013

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Best Tourist Attractions In Chicago Worth The Hype

Chicago is one of those wonderful cities where it’s just about impossible to be bored. Here are a few of the tourist attractions that are worth the hype they generate.

11/23/2013

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Best Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Chicago

Bundle up and head out for some fun this winter break with the following five holiday activities in Chicago.

11/08/2013

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New Exhibit At Museum Of Science And Industry Teaches Kids About Energy

“Kids today will be the ones discovering and implementing the energy solutions of tomorrow,” Museum President David Mosena said. “It’s imperative to engage them in this vitally important topic.”

09/18/2013

Pizza is served at the Brain Food restaurant court. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Tourist Spots Fail Food Inspections

You would think that some of the busiest restaurants in the city — those located in tourist destinations — would be some of the safest. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.

07/18/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In Chicago

Chicago has many wonderful permanent exhibits in its museums. Individuals and families can experience the cultural diversity of Chicago and also have excellent learning experiences by visiting the permanent exhibits.

07/15/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences Near Chicago For Kids

There are many opportunities for kids to experience railroads and trains near Chicago.

06/28/2013

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It Pays To Be A Blackhawks Fan This Weekend

There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.

06/27/2013

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Museum Of Science And Industry Marks 80th Anniversary

The museum opened its new “80 at 80″ exhibit, featuring 80 artifacts from the museum’s collection, including several rarely seen items.

WBBM Newsradio–06/19/2013

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Chicago

Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.

05/06/2013

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Chicago

Presidents Day isn’t always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.

02/18/2013

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Art Institute, Museum Of Science And Industry Pursue Rate Hikes

The Art Institute of Chicago would like to raise admission fees by as much as $5 and the Museum of Science and Industry would hike entry fees by as much as $3 in the coming weeks, under a proposal laid out in city documents.

01/16/2013

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Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In Chicago

For all those hoping to catch a great exhibit in the new year ahead, these upcoming features are well worth considering.

12/24/2012

The Museum of Science and Industry's "Christmas Around the World" exhibit this year includes a salute to the museum's Peanuts exhibit. (Credit: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry)

Christmas Exhibit Opens At Museum Of Science And Industry

Christmastime is here at the Museum of Science and Industry.

11/15/2012

"Charlie Brown and the Great Exhibit" opened at the Museum of Science and Industry on Oct. 25, 2012. (Credit: Museum of Science and Industry)

Museum Of Science And Industry Opens New ‘Charlie Brown’ Exhibit

The coal mine and the U-505 have some new competition at the Museum of Science and Industry, which is now also hosting “Charlie Brown and The Great Exhibit.”

WBBM Newsradio–10/26/2012

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Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Chicago

From sea jellies to comic strips, the Chicagoland area has a number of fun museum exhibits scheduled for this fall.

09/17/2012

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Your Chicago: Osaka Garden

This 1890s-era gift from Japan is tucked away behind the Museum of Science and Industry. CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan pays a visit.

08/17/2012

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