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Food Museum To Open Sept. 19 at Block 37

CHICAGO, IL (August 20, 2015) --- Foodseum, the city’s first food museum, will open its doors to visitors on Saturday, September 19 at Block 37, 108 N. State St.

The three-month pop-up museum will pay tribute to its hometown with its first exhibit: “The Hot Dog and Encased Meat of the World.” The temporary museum will run until December 20, 2015.

“Food is such an important part of each of our lives,” said Kyle Joseph, executive director of Foodseum. “Foodseum will provide visitors a fun and interactive window into what's behind it all. Our exhibits will give visitors a taste of the positive impact an interactive food museum can have and how they can be a part of it. We’re looking forward to building a community that supports a permanent Foodseum in Chicago.”

At Foodseum, food lovers can expect to learn about food through interactive exhibits that stimulates the senses. Guests will be taken on an adventure through smell, touch and taste. A permanent location is expected to open in 2017. Operating hours for the museum are Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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