Above: The special exhibition South Side Stories at DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, Illinois

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is reason enough to visit the city’s Hyde Park neighborhood, especially for those with kids in tow. But Hyde Park has several wonderful small museums that also merit a visit. Indeed, it wouldn’t be difficult to spend a delightful long weekend without ever leaving the South Side neighborhood, visiting museums and used bookstores (Powell’s Books Chicago is a treasure) and seeing performances at the Court Theatre or Rockefeller Memorial Chapel.

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Above: The special exhibition South Side Stories at DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, Illinois

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