Special Interest museums in Chicago

 

Fox River Trolley Museum

Take a ride into the past on the Fox River Line's historic trolley cars, some of which are more than a century old. Pack a picnic lunch. Benches are located...

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Cantigny Park

Visit nearly 30 acres of formal and informal gardens with seasonal plantings, including the popular Idea Garden with a section just for kids. Two history-rich...

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events focusing on 1840s farm and inn history.

  

Graue Mill and Museum

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

  

Air Classics Museum of Aviation

Air Classics is an aviation museum located one mile west of the Aurora Municipal Airport entrance. Visitors can get up close and personal with an A-7 ...

  

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...

  

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Design Detectives Family Tour: Bring your family of sleuths together and explore Wright's home to uncover the secrets of his designs. Join Preservation...

  

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. See the New Rock & Mineral Experience and more than 200 exhibits featuring jade and the Castle Lizzadro,...

  

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures at Aurora University

One of the largest collections of Native American resources in the Chicago area, this museum offers hands-on activities for the younger set as well...

  

 







 
 
 
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