Family Fun in Chicago
Families and friends are welcome at Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2018. So bring the family and visit world-class museums, dine at one of many restaurants or catch a show in one of over 200 theaters. No matter what you love to do, you’ll feel right at home doing it here. Below is just a small sampling of some of the attractions and tours in and around Chicago.
Museum of Science and Industry
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. Visit the museum website for more information.
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.Visit the aquarium website for more information.
Discovering Frank Lloyd Wright
Discover the neighborhood where Frank Lloyd Wright lived and developed the prairie style of architecture. Tours includes an interior tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio featuring commentary by trained interpeters who offer insights into Wright's family life and architectural career. Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright website for more information.
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. Visit the museum website for more information.
Historic Chicago Pub Crawl Tour
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. Visit the tour website for more information.
The world is at your finger tips from ancient cultures to the latest scientific discoveries at the Field Museum. Discover Sue, the world's largest and most complete T. rex ever found! Descend into an Egyptian tomb and see 23 Egyptian mummies and 5,000 year-old hieroglyphics, shrink to 1/100th of your natural size and get a bug's-eye view in Underground Adventure. Visit the museum website for more information.
Chicago Concierge is a professional reservation service and visitors guide provided by local hospitality experts in partnership with McCormick Place and the convention and tourism bureau, Choose Chicago. All services are offered complimentary to attendees and exhibitors.
Please note that due to low demand the optional VIP tours have been canceled.