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Discover Chicago's firefighting history.

firewood - Discover Chicago's firefighting history. [A FREE 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 FREE Thing To Do Today: the curated guide to free things to do today in Chicago. If you're in and around Chicago, whether you're visiting, staying or living here, A FREE Thing To Do Today is here to help. We specialise in selecting brilliant and often offbeat attractions, events and activities specifically on and open today at no (or very little) cost, which are ready to explore in Chicago for anyone needing inspiration in the Windy City. Look at the idea above for something to do today, and get other awesome 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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