Adler Planetarium

1300 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago

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Nestled between the South Loop, Chinatown, the Prairie District and Bronzeville, the McCormick Square community is built on a vision of growth, economic stability and entertainment for its surrounding communities. From McCormick Place to the new Wintrust Arena to Motor Row, McCormick Square is a destination fit for tourists, convention goers and native Chicagoans alike.

Founded in 1930, the Adler Planetarium is a museum dedicated to astronomy and astrophysics. From the history of the cosmos (and your place in it!) to the latest scientific research, you'll find it all at the Adler. Come explore the universe!

Interested in astronauts? Visit Mission Moon. Ever wondered what Chicago's night sky looked like in 1931? The Historic Atwood Sphere is your spot. Want know the hottest and coldest places in space? Check out Destination Solar System. There's always something new to learn, do, and try at the Adler.

Explore space from the country's first (and best) planetarium

Cover photo credit: adlerplanet via Instagram.

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