Metra Electric District (ME)

Chicago to University Park

Attractions from the Metra Electric District [ME]

ME Attractions
Museum of Science and Industry Trains to and from downtown Chicago stop at the 55th/56th/57th Street station, just two blocks from the Museum's north entrance. (Turn left as you exit the station.) Show DetailsHide Details
The Museum of Science and Industry is located just south of downtown Chicago, on the lakefront, in the beautiful and historic Hyde Park neighborhood.

From the 55th-56th-57th Street Station walk 2 blocks East.

The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University Encounter major works by masters of contemporary sculpture at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Show DetailsHide Details
Encounter major works by masters of contemporary sculpture at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Established in 1978, the park has grown into a major collection of 26 works that is set within the wild prairie swales of the Governors State University campus. Located just 34 miles south of downtown Chicago, the park is easily accessible aboard Metra from Millennium Station. 1 University Parkway, University Park, 60484 708.534.4486 Visitors to the Park are welcome to use the free student shuttle that meets several trains Monday through Saturday.

From the University Park Station use Pace Route 367.

The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University The Center offers world class entertainment as well as arts education programs on the campus of Governor’s State University Show DetailsHide Details
1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL

From the University Park Station use Pace Route 367

University Golf Club and Conference Center University Golf Club & Conference Center is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in University Park, Illinois. Show DetailsHide Details
23520 Crawford Ave University Park, IL 60466-3614 (708) 747-0306

From the University Park Station use Pace Route 367

Bronzeville Children’s Museum The first museum in the country dedicated to enriching the lives of African American children with exhibits designed for ages 3 to 9. Show DetailsHide Details
9301 S Stony Island Ave Chicago, IL 60617 773-721-9301‎

From the 95th Street Station use CTA Route 95

DuSable Museum of African American History America's foremost museum of African-American history. Founded in 1957 by Dr. Margaret T. and Charles G. Burroughs on the south side of Chicago. Show DetailsHide Details
740 E 56th Pl Chicago, IL 60637-1495 773-947-0600

From the 55th-56th-57th Street Station walk to 55th Street and use CTA Route 55

South Shore Cultural Center The center offers a wide variety of performances, exhibits and cultural activities  Show DetailsHide Details
7059 S South Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60649-2207 773-256-0149‎

Located just north of the South Shore Station

ETA Creative Arts One of Chicago's leading African American cultural performing arts institutions, eta has garnered a national and international reputation for the quality of its artistic product, its management, volunteer leadership and community involvement. Show DetailsHide Details
7558 S South Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60619-2644 773-752-3955

From the 75th Street Station, walk one block south on South Chicago to theatre.

Museum Campus/Soldier Field Museum Campus is a 57-acre lakefront park that surrounds three of the city's most notable museums: the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum of Natural History. Soldier Field, home to the NFL's Chicago Bears, is also part of the Museum Campus. Show DetailsHide Details
Roosevelt Road & Lake Shore Drive

Walk east from the Museum Campus/11th Street Station to Lake Shore Drive