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Stained glass adorns the mausoleums inside.
Aug 19
Chicago, IL

Rosehill Cemetery Walk

Take a stroll through history in Chicago's largest cemetery.
Along The Astonishing Architecture Boat Tour.
Aug 21
Chicago, Illinois

The Astonishing Architecture Boat Tour

Atlas Obscura presents a very special twist on Chicago's beloved architecture boat tours, revealing the unknown tales hidden inside the city's most famous landmarks and locations.
Aug 23
Chicago, Illinois

Edible Insect Movie Night!

What’s crunchy, high in protein, and tastes great fried, or covered in chocolate? Bugs!
The entrance to Couch Place today.
Aug 31
Chicago, Illinois

Dead in Chicago: A History of the Windy City

Explore the gruesome and surprising ways Chicagoans have met their maker over the years.
The Getty Tomb
Sep 2
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore both the celebrated and overlooked histories of Graceland Cemetery.
Resurrectionists in the process of digging up a fresh corpse.
Sep 5
Chicago, Illinois

Grave Robbing 101

Tour relics of the old city cemetery and learn all you need to know to launch YOUR career as a 19th-century body snatcher—today!
Sep 7
Chicago, Illinois

Location, Location, Location! A Hunt for Movie Magic

Race to discover the Chicago locales featured in famous Hollywood films as we act as location scouts and travel to places near, far, and in between in this thrilling star-studded scavenger hunt.
Sep 9
Chicago, Illinois

Hyde Park Walking Tour

Time travel through Bronze Age history to the Atomic Age in nine blocks.
Sep 22
Chicago, Illinois

Into the Veil

Immersive experiences in Graceland Cemetery on the night of the autumnal equinox.
Sep 25
Chicago, Illinois

Architecture of Mysterious Chicago

Curious to know more about Chicago? Author of Mysterious Chicago Adam Selzer highlights the histories and unsolved mysteries of the city's landmarks.
Discover hidden heroes.
Oct 19
Chicago, Illinois

Ghouls, Gargoyles and Ghost Signs: A Historic and Haunted Scavenger Hunt

Our newest Google-proof scavenger hunt isn’t for the faint of heart.

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