Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago

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  • We just spent two hours immersed in the production, history and culture of Saturday Night Live. It takes six days to write and prepare for each show, and the exhibit takes visitors through each phase ...  more »
  • Went to the SNL experience at the museum it was outstanding if you are a fan of SNL. Lots of props and costumes on exhibit. Lots of letters from cast members and very interesting information throughou...  more »
  • I was able to get in on the opening weekend of this SNL exhibit. The Museum is currently hosting Saturday Night Live The Experience from now through 2018. What a terrific way to spend a couple of hour...  more »
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  • Wasn't really my thing. Lots of ready about on air personalities with a few exhibits and old equipment.
  • If you want nostalgia involving tv shows, this is the place to go. There is a wall full of pictures of actors back in their heyday. It was fun to go through and pick out people. Very large facility with a large lecture hall/banquet room for meetings or special occasions.
  • Perfect of you grew up in Chicago. The exhibits that really pulled my heart strings were the Garfield Goose, Bozo the Clown, and Svengoolie exhibits. I especially loved the old radios on display- the craftmanship is outstanding on those old things. I did the scavenger hunt, which made it a bit easier to learn things.
  • A walk down memory lane... the fact that we remembered so much of this speaks to our age but I think younger people would also like to see all of this interesting background on mediums they now take for granted. Worth the price of admission and it's conveniently located.
  • This is a great place to vist when downtown Chicago it has a great deal of radio and tv history

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