Nearby Attractions

There are many places of interest to visit near the Money Museum. Here are a few we recommend:

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago holds one of the most prominent art collections in the United States. Did you know the museum displays a reconstructed version of the old Chicago Stock Exchange trading floor? The building designed by Chicago architects Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan was torn down in 1972. The AIC's replica was recreated based on photographs and contains preserved architectural components of the original building. The AIC is located approximately six blocks from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at 111 S Michigan Ave.

 

Chicago Architecture Foundation

The Chicago Architecture Foundation offers guided tours of neighborhoods and special interest points throughout the city, including the Loop. A trip to the CAF headquarters is worthwhile to see their ongoing exhibition Chicago Model City- a three dimensional replica of downtown Chicago, as well as other exhibitions that are free to the public. The CAF is located approximately five blocks from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at 224 S Michigan Ave.

 

Chicago Board Options Exchange 

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is the largest marketplace in the United States for buying and selling options (the right to buy or sell something in the future at a specified price). The exchange offers educational tours to finance professionals, college finance students, and other select groups of adults. The CBOE is located approximately two blocks from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at 400 S LaSalle St.

 

Chicago Merchantile Exchange Group

The Chicago Merchantile Exchange Group (CME Group) is located in the Chicago Board of Trade building. The CME Group offers four exchanges that allow users to buy and sell futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. The viewing galleries of the CME Group are open to pre-scheduled business and educational groups (9th grade and above). The CME Group is located across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at 141 W Jackson.