Hyde Park Attractions

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Museums, Art and Music
Theater and Film
Outdoor Attractions


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Hyde Park Neighborhood Dining Guide

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Museums, Art and Music

Museum of Science and Industry
At this landmark museum, you can walk through a large-scale replica of the human heart, watch baby chicks hatch from their eggs, tour a coal mine, and view a breathtaking IMAX film.

DuSable Museum of African-American History
Located across the street from the University of Chicago medical campus, this popular museum is devoted to preserving and interpreting the historical achievements and experiences of African-Americans.

David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art
Features a collection that spans five centuries of fine art

The Oriental Institute
World-famous collection of antiquities

The Renaissance Society
Nationally renowned contemporary art

University of Chicago Presents
Features chamber music performed by artists from around the world

Rockefeller Chapel Events
This architectural masterpiece is a spectacular venue for concerts, theater, and lectures by internationally known speakers.

Hyde Park Art Center and Horwich Gallery
Showcases work by Chicago area artists. Also offers hands-on classes for artists of all ages.

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Theater and Film

The Court Theatre
Acclaimed professional theater featuring classical plays and musical theater productions

DOC Films
This on-campus movie theater screens a wide variety of films--including independent and foreign films, classics, and recent box-office hits.

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The Frank Lloyd Wright/Frederick C. Robie House
Designed in 1909, the Prairie-style Robie House is considered one of Wright's finest achievements.

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Outdoor Attractions

The Osaka Garden
Located in Jackson Park, this garden features traditional Japanese elements such as an arching moon bridge, peaceful lagoons, colorful flowers, and lush plants and trees.

Hyde Park Playgrounds
Nine parks within 2 miles of Comer Children's Hospital

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For more detailed information about Hyde Park attractions, visit the University's Neighborhood Guide.

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