Palatine is close to the world-class museums that Chicago has to offer. A hub of both art and culture, these Chicago museums feature some of the most impressive collections of artifacts. From local history to ancient Egypt, there’s always something new to learn. You can explore many of these museums virtually from our apartments in Palatine. Here are just a few museums that Clayson residents can experience from home.
Oriental Institute Museum
The Oriental Institute Museum preserves and shares the history of the ancient Middle East. They have exhibits on Ancient Egypt, including a large statue of King Tut, as well as exhibits about Persia showing grand treasures from palaces as well as artifacts from daily life in the region. The museum is part of the University of Chicago’s research center, and it has been home to some leading archaeological experts. You can take a full virtual tour of the museum from home.
Chicago History Museum
For more of a local experience, check out the virtual exhibits of the Chicago History Museum. This museum is dedicated to telling the history of all things Chicago through exhibits about subjects like the Great Chicago Fire, the Civil War, and activist movements in the city. These digital exhibits bring the fascinating story of Chicago to life.
Our apartments in Palatine are also close to plenty of local virtual museums to check out. If you would like to learn more about what Palatine has to offer, then check out our blog. For more information about calling The Clayson your home, please contact us.Back to all posts