Skip to content
Showing you results for 'The University of Chicago, South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL'

Best things to do in Chicago

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

University
“The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, the school is located on a 217-acre campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, near Lake Michigan. The University of Chicago holds top-ten positions in various national and international rankings.”
53 locals recommend
History Museum
“Tour the beautiful Gothic + modern architecture at the University of Chicago campus and stop in at the Oriental Institute Museum. It's full of the most amazing artifacts of the most ancient civilizations known to humans. They have real, fully preserved mummies!”
23 locals recommend
Library
“The University of Chicago’s iconic Gothic architecture is displayed gorgeously at the Harper Memorial Library. Gaze up at the towering vaulted ceiling and massive chandeliers to see a place unlike anywhere else in Chicago.”
3 locals recommend
Premise
“The Oriental Institute, established in 1919, is the University of Chicago's interdisciplinary research center for ancient Near Eastern studies, and archaeology museum.”
2 locals recommend
College Library
“Student cafe open during UChicago terms (check schedule online): coffee and light / medium food items.”
1 local recommends
Café
$
“College Cafe open while UChicago is in session (check schedule on web); light food and coffee, student scene.”
2 locals recommend
Street Address
1 local recommends
Park
“The University of Chicago campus is gorgeous at any time of year - it's definitely worth a leisurely stroll to see the ivy-covered gothic architecture complete with gargoyles!”
1 local recommends