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A Thing To Do Today in Chicago
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Discover Chicago's firefighting history.

firewood - Discover Chicago's firefighting history. [A Thing To Do Today] Price: Free Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
The Fire Museum of Greater Chicago, on South Western Avenue, is housed in the former home of Chicago's Engine 123 from 1916, and celebrates centuries of firefighting in Illinois with vehicles, equipment and memorabilia. It's open just once a month, on the fourth Saturday of the month, so discover the objects that have kept Chicago standing each Saturday from 10am to 2pm today.
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Welcome to the Chicago edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Chicago. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Chicago, whether you're visiting or a local, A Thing To Do Today is here to help. We specialise in selecting awesome and often hidden events, attractions and activities specifically on and open today, which are ready to visit in Chicago for anyone feeling curious, creative or cultural in the Windy City. Look at the idea above for something to do today, and get other brilliant things to do by reloading the page. Find out more about the site, or for comments, suggestions, corrections, donations, or to submit your things to do, email john@athingtodotoday.com. Or check out social media @athingtodo.

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