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Marriott Marquis Chicago

2121 South Prairie Avenue · Chicago, Illinois 60616 USA

Marriott Marquis Chicago Destination Guide


Things To Do

Historic neighborhoods, world class museums, and lakefront recreation - many of Chicago's premier attractions are located near the hotel, on the city's south side.

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Museum Campus

Just one mile from the Chicago Marriott Marquis, museum campus is a 57-acre lake front park featuring some of Chicago's most notable attractions, museums and breathtaking city views.

The Field Museum of Natural History Open in a different browser tab
A state-of-the-art museum of science & invention, the Field Museum is home to the world's largest Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sue, as well as numerous exhibits ranging from the earliest fossils to past and current cultures to interactive programming demonstrating current conservation needs.

1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.

John G. Shedd Aquarium Open in a different browser tab 
Explore the largest indoor aquarium in the world, with over 8,000 aquatic animals and 5 million gallons of water. A leading Chicago attraction, the aquarium features several permanent exhibits including Waters of the World, Caribbean Reef, Amazon Rising, Wild Reef, Stingray Touch and the Abbott Oceanarium.

1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.

Adler Planetarium Open in a different browser tab 
Adler Planetarium - America's first planetarium inspires with interactive exhibits, high-tech sky shows, and breathtaking lake front city views.

1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.

Solider Field Open in a different browser tab 
Home to the Chicago Bears, a founding franchise in the NFL, Soldier Field is just 0.8 miles away from the hotel. Enjoy a variety of concerts, 5Ks, behind-the-scenes tours and other special events throughout the year.

1410 Museum Campus Dr.

Prairie District

Just outside our doors is Chicago's Prairie District, once known as ‘millionaires' row' and now a Chicago Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Go for a walking tour of the district and visit some of the historic homes including:

Glessner House Museum Open in a different browser tab
Built in 1887, the Glessner House was designed by Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson and boasts an excellent collection of 19th century decorative arts in the English and American arts and crafts style.

1800 S Prairie Ave

Clarke House Museum Open in a different browser tab
Built in 1836 and untouched by the great Chicago fire, features mid-nineteenth century furnishings in this Greek Revival home that depicts life on the urban frontier.

1827 S Indiana Ave

Second Presbyterian Church Open in a different browser tab
Stop by to admire the Louis Comfort Tiffany stained-glass windows at this Chicago Landmark.

1936 S Michigan Ave

Art Galleries

With the revival of the Prairie District, numerous art galleries have begun to call the neighborhood home.

McCormick Place Art Collection Open in a different browser tab - 0.2 miles

2301 S. King Drive

Keith House Prairie Avenue Gallery Open in a different browser tab - 0.4 miles

1900 South Prairie Avenue

Shane Campbell Gallery Open in a different browser tab - 0.4 miles

2021 S Wabash Ave

Hoypoloi Gallery Open in a different browser tab - 0.7 miles

2235 S. Wentworth Ave

William H Bigham Gallery Open in a different browser tab - 0.8 miles

1528 S Wabash Ave

Motor Row

Directly west of the hotel, sits Motor Row. A historic neighborhood and Chicago Landmark. Motor Row highlights the architecture and design of the automobile showrooms that previously lined South Michigan Avenue. Currently, the area is being revitalized to become a music and entertainment district.

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