University of Chicago Main Campus 3.0 rating

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One of the world's great universities, the University of Chicago's Gothic campus exudes academic rigor and intellectual intensity, known to students as 'the place where fun comes to die.' Its imposing gray buildings make it a must-see for architecture fans. Even if you are not a prospective student, you can take advantage of its free campus tours.

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About University of Chicago Main Campus

 5801 S Ellis Ave

 Nearest Transit: Cottage Grove (Line: Green Line)

University of Chicago Main Campus and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Oriental Institute Museum

Oriental Institute Museum(0.3 km)
The University of Chicago Oriental Institute has one of the best collections of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern archeology in the world, which is moreover free, small, very well exhibited, and basically started by Indiana Jones.

Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry(1.5 km)
No tour of Chicago's museums is complete without a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry in Jackson Park.

Robie House

Robie House(0.4 km)
This fabulously impractical house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the world's most famous examples of the Midwestern 'Prairie School' of architecture, which aimed to create buildings with prominent horizontal lines evocative of the prairie landscape.

Court Theatre

Court Theatre(0.4 km)
Excellent dramatic theater on the University campus.

University of Chicago Presents

University of Chicago Presents(0.4 km)
The University of Chicago Presents hosts numerous classical music performances in Hyde Park, usually featuring big-name national and international performers for relatively low prices.

DuSable Museum of African-American History

DuSable Museum of African-American History(0.6 km)
Chicago's museum of African-American history is named after the first settler of Chicago, a Haitian named Jean Baptiste Point du Sable.

Regenstein Library

Regenstein Library(0.3 km)
If you are not a student and are not on a tour, you can't enter the gigantic collection of over 4.

The Renaissance Society

The Renaissance Society(0.1 km)
A small gallery of avant-garde painting, which will appeal greatly to aficionados, less so to casual visitors.

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