Museum Campus facts for kids

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Museum Campus and the Aquarium at dawn

Museum Campus is a 57-acre (23 ha) museum park that sits near Lake Michigan in Chicago and surrounds three of the city's most famous museums.

It is dedicated to the natural sciences: the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum of Natural History. It is also known for holding the Soldier Field football stadium and the Lakeside Center of the McCormick Place.

It used to hold Meigs Field airport on Northerly Island before it was destroyed. The campus holds the southeast corner of Grant Park.

The future George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum might will built here after Lucas announced that the museum will be built in Chicago. It will be located near Soldier Field.


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