Chicago Tours

Families and friends are welcome at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2018. ASPS has arranged for optional VIP tours to be available for all spouses, guests and children so they can visit some of Chicago's top tourist attractions. Transportation will be provided to and from McCormick Place to each attraction.

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Museum of Science and Industry

When: Friday, Sept. 28
Departure Time: 9:00 a.m.
Price: $125
The Museum of Science and Industry features a variety of exhibits ranging from transportation to sociology. It features a real Boeing 727 hanging from the balcony, a captured German U-Boat, and a model of an early 20th century American town. You’ll also have access to a wonderful temporary exhibit called The Science Behind Pixar.

Shedd Aquarium

When: Friday, Sept. 28
Departure Time: 9:00 a.m.
Price: $100
Shedd Aquarium has it all — beluga whales, sea lions, dolphins, snails, tarantulas, turtles, angelfish, zebra sharks and more. Come meet 32,000 animals from aquatic habitats around the world. The Ultimate Experience at the Shedd includes an Aquatic Presentation, Polar Play Zone and an up close and personal Stingray Touch Exhibit.

Chicago's Lakefront by Bike

When: Saturday, Sept. 29
Departure Time: 10:00 a.m.
Price: $130

Your custom Lakefront Bike Tour begins right at McCormick Place. A tour guide will take you along the beautiful Chicago lakefront past the many museums and their campuses. Highlights include Northerly Island, Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, and of course, the Chicago lakefront.

Discovering Frank Lloyd Wright

When: Saturday, Sept. 29
Departure Time: 12:30 p.m.
Price: $110

Discover the neighborhood where Frank Lloyd Wright lived and developed the prairie style of architecture. Your tour includes an interior tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio featuring commentary by an expert docent. You will also take part in the historic neighborhood guided walking tour.

Children's Museum

When: Sunday, Sept. 30
Departure Time: 9:45 a.m.
Price: $70
Chicago Children’s Museum is a place where families and caregivers with infants and children are encouraged to create, explore, and discover together through play. The museum features three vibrant floors of exhibits and activities that provide sensory experiences and engaging educational content focusing on literacy, science, math, visual and performing arts, and health.

Historic Chicago Pub Crawl Tour

When: Sunday, Sept. 30
Departure Time: 2:00 p.m.
Price: $165

Learn about Chicago entertainment history on this historic Chicago walking pub crawl tour with an educational twist. Your tour guide will share forgotten stories of Chicago prohibition, theater, jazz, vices and nightlife. Explore opulent 1920s architecture and enjoy appetizers with your choice of wine or beer at three drink stops. Gain a whole new perspective on Chicago’s architecture and good-time culture.

Field Museum | Behind the Scenes

When: Monday, Oct. 1
Departure Time: 8:30 a.m.
Price: $150

Explore the storerooms and working laboratories that house these exquisite and unique collections during your own Behind the Scenes Tour. Explore non-public collection areas with a museum curatorial staff guiding you through the Zoology and Entomology Departments. Get up close with real live bugs with their insect expert. Hold a live tarantula, see a scorpion glow in the dark, observe Madagascar hissing cockroaches and more.

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