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Videos tagged 'did u know'

Did U Know: Chicago’s Oldest L Car

Posted on March 11, 2014

At the Chicago History Museum, Chris DeRose learns fun facts about the history of the Chicago Transit Authority and gets to ride in the very first L train car.

Did U Know? The Field Museum

Posted on March 4, 2014

Did you know that less than 1% of The Field Museum’s collection is on display at one time? Anna Goldman takes Chris DeRose on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Did U Know? Su Lin the Panda

Posted on February 25, 2014

Chris DeRose shares the story of Su Lin, the first panda bear brought to the United States, who lived at Brookfield Zoo but is now on display at The Field Museum.

Did U Know?: Fighting African Elephants

Posted on February 18, 2014

They're a famous piece towering over visitors. The Fighting African Elephants are not only unique, they have a unique story of how they came to be.

Did U Know? Sue the T-Rex

Posted on February 4, 2014

She’s big, she’s bad—she’s bones! Chris DeRose unearths the story on how Sue the T-Rex came to reside at The Field Museum.

Did U Know? Navy Pier

Posted on January 28, 2014

From its early years as a military installation to its status today as a tourist attraction, Chris DeRose explores the rich history of Chicago's famous Navy Pier.

Did U Know? Driehaus Museum

Posted on January 22, 2014

Preserving Gilded Age extravagance, the Driehaus Museum is a mansion turned museum that immerses visitors in the art and architecture of a bygone era.

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