Special Interest museums in Chicago

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. See the Rock & Mineral Experience, amazing Chinese jade and Castle Lizzadro carved from gold. Visit...

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Cantigny Park

Visit the First Division military museum, which takes visitors on an interactive tours of the nation's wars. Life-size soldiers demonstrate what life was...

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Graue Mill and Museum

Step back in time and explore four floors of amazing exhibits and learn about pioneer life on the Illinois prairie and the Underground Railroad.  Try your...

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Garfield Farm Museum

Garfield Farm and Tavern, listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, is a 374-acre farmstead and former 1840s teamster inn, which offers a variety...

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Frederick C. Robie House

The museum features youth and family programs like LEGO Architects, Art Glass Done Wright and Family Designing Spaces. Second Saturdays tours feature...

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Spooky Seas Family Overnight

Family Halloween celebration at Shedd Aquarium. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Grab your sleeping bag and spend the night at the aquarium....

  

Blackberry Harvest Dollhouse Museum and Shoppe

This museum grew out of owner Collette Renfro's dollhouse collection. Watch her make new miniatures or peer into log cabins, barns, apartments, pueblos...

  

Swedish American Museum & Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration

Located on the third floor of the Swedish American Museum, the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration is where kids can climb aboard a 20-foot immigration...

  

Grosse Point Lighthouse

This light used to tell sailors that they had reached Chicago. Grounds are open but the lighthouse is closed until June. It is not stroller-friendly and...

  

Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center

If your kids love BRIO, explore Pullman, Chicago's former railroad district. The visitor's center houses historic artifacts and memorabilia from train...

  

 





 
 
 
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