Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
12th Street Beach
A path runs south from the Adler Planetarium to 12th St Beach, where there are good views of the lake and the fishermen who are likely...
Pavilion at Northerly Island
Northerly Island's grassy environs and skyline backdrop make a splendid place to see a touring band like Jimmy Buffet or Phish. The...
1300 S Lake Shore Dr · interesting places nearby
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum information
Space enthusiasts will get a big bang (pun!) out of the Adler. There are public telescopes to view the stars, 3-D lectures to learn about supernovas and the Planet Explorers exhibit where kids can 'launch' a rocket. The Adler's front steps offer Chicago's primo skyline view (and are a renowned spot to smooch).