Your culture attendant: things to do in Chicago


Price: Free
Time: 45 minutes
Caring for many thousands of exotic species, the staff at the Garfield Park Conservatory, on North Central Park Avenue in Chicago, have an unrivalled knowledge of their plants. As it's the fourth Sunday of the month, you can join one of them for a free 45-minute tour of botanical highlights today - the tour begins at 1pm and you can put your name down for one of the limited places on it from noon at the front desk.
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Welcome to the Chicago edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Chicago. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Chicago, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting awesome and often curious events, attractions and activities specifically on and open today, which are ready to visit in Chicago for anyone feeling curious, creative or cultural in the Windy City. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other brilliant things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....

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