Chicago museums: learning stuff was never so cool It doesn't matter what you're into. Planets. Dinosaurs. Fairies. Van Gogh. The unbelievably diverse experiences waiting to be discovered on the Chicago Museum Campus won't disappoint. Bring science to life for the whole family at the Museum of Science & Industry, where interactive exhibits teach you about everything from tornadoes to Tesla coils. Play with penguins at the Shedd Aquarium. Jog your memory of high school civics class with a visit to the Chicago History Museum. Spend some time with the masters at the Art Institute. Go visit Sue at The Field Museum. You can't miss her, she's the big lady in the lobby. Check out the latest interpretations of life at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Like we said, no matter what you're into, Chicago museums aim to please.