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Henry Moore's Nuclear Energy...Chicago Pile-1 site (birthplace of the nuclear reactor)

Ok, this is a must see for the science geek or the Henry Moore devotee who is in Chicago. From... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
Douglas G
Waterdown, Ontario, Canada
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24 May 2016
“Henry Moore's Nuclear Energy...Chicago Pile-1 site (birthplace of the nuclear reactor)”
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S Ellis Ave, Just north of 56th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Ok, this is a must see for the science geek or the Henry Moore devotee who is in Chicago. From downtown, it's a relatively easy bus ride (no 6 from the Michigan Ave/Wacker bus stop) to the museum of science and technology. A 10 minute...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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