Chicago is known for having its ghosts around town! From famous mobsters to Resurrection Mary roaming Archer Ave. There are numerous haunting tours offered in Chicago that will take you to some of our most haunted locations. Our celebration bash is the week before Halloween, so kick of the season with some restless spirits! But, book your tour now as they are sure to fill up with folks who want a good scare!
Take one of Chicago’s numerous boat tours out of Navy Pier! There are architectural tours, lunch and dinner cruises, and sight-seeing tours along the lakefront. See the link above for a description of each cruise, what they have to offer, and pricing.
More than just a body, you are a complex blend of your choices, your personality, and your environment. Who you are depends on how you care for yourself and enjoy your life. YOU! The Experience brings these elements together into an interactive exhibit examining and celebrating the experience of life itself.
Whether testing your basketball moves with a virtual coach or playing Mind Ball, a game of “competitive relaxation” in which players win by controlling their brainwaves, you will see yourself—and your health—in new and fascinating ways.
Examine real human embryos and fetuses illustrating the wonders of human development and other amazing human specimens showcasing the extraordinary complexity of the body. Diagnose and treat medical conditions with the Human Patient Simulator—a computer model-driven, full-sized mannequin. And use your own heartbeat to make the Museum’s new giant “Heart” come alive, transmitting your pulse to the Heart and making it beat in time with your own.
You’ll also be presented with activities to get you thinking about your goals, your future and your priorities. Create a list of personal life goals you can store and share with others. Hear thoughts on life from people who have lived 100 years of it, and have a chance to contribute some of your own life story. Preview your future with a digital glimpse at how you might look 25 years from now.
YOU! The Experience is filled with interactive opportunities that provoke questions, invite debate and inspire us all to optimize our personal health and well-being.
Visit the Field Museum to view numerous exhibits including the Real Pirates exhibit where you’ll discover the perils and privileges of pirate life as you explore more than 200 artifacts recovered from the wreck of the Whydah—the first fully authenticated pirate ship ever to be discovered in U.S. waters. Exhibit opens October 25, 2009.
The Ledge brings an exhilarating new experience to the Skydeck. At 1,353 feet up, The Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the skyscraper’s Skydeck on the 103rd floor, providing never-before-seen views of the city. An unmatched view is not all the Skydeck offers. From the moment visitors arrive they enjoy interactive and educational attractions that not only highlight the iconic landmark, but also celebrate Chicago’s sports, architecture, pop-culture, history, food, music and people.
Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago’s lakefront playground. And it’s the Midwest’s #1 tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8 million visitors per year.
Navy Pier excites and entices guests with their favorite sights and sounds of the seasons. Open year-round (with the exception of Christmas and Thanksgiving Day), there is always a reason to visit the place where excitement awaits! Navy Pier showcases a unique collection of restaurants and shops in addition to unequaled recreational and exhibition facilities – in a setting like no other!