Portage Park’s rich history shines through each of the compelling attractions and things to do. Home to the magnificent Portage Theater, the National Veterans Art Museum, and the Irish-American Heritage Center, the Northwest Side neighborhood is like a mini-museum of 20th century of American history. But it’s not just home to some of Chicago’s top institutions—Portage Park has a lineup of family-friendly spots, including some of the best playgrounds in Chicago. If you’re looking for fun ways to spend time in Portage Park, look no further than these excellent attractions.
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