Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Joliet Area Historical Museum

The Joliet Area Historical Museum is an award-winning modern facility with the soul of old Route 66 in the historic downtown of Illinois’s fourth largest...

  

Lake County Discovery Museum

Be whooshed through 10,000 years of Lake County history, meet an 11-foot tall mastodon and check out the world's largest collection of picture postcards....

  

Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum

This museum is in the Old Stone Church, a recruiting station for the Union Army during the Civil War. Inside see artifacts from the early 1800s, a general...

  

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates Chicago's river and world-famous movable bridges by shining light on their significance...

  

Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum sits on a 148-acre campus featuring 26 historical structures including a general store, hardware store, print shop, blacksmith shop,...

  

Raupp Memorial Museum

Experience a day in the life of an 1830s Native American kid or a 1910 pioneer child. Museum features interactive exhibits where visitors can learn what...

  

Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Located in Aurora's 1894 Central Fire Station, the museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families,...

  

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum

See Hemingway's childhood home in Oak Park and see some of his first writings, original letters, photographs and family artifacts at the museum. To...

  

 







 
 
 
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