(Courtesy of Driehaus Museum; Photo by Alexander Vertikoff)
The historic Samuel M. Nickerson mansion houses this museum of decorative arts. There are 17 different types of marble and a 25-foot-high stained glass dome, it also showcases late 19th- and early 20th-century treasures from the collection of its founder, Chicago philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus. Tu-Su 10 am-5pm. Admission $20; seniors $15; students (with ID) $10; children 12 and under, members of the military, free.