Special Interest museums in Chicago

 

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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Air Classics Museum of Aviation

Get up close and personal with an A-7 Navy attack plane that flew in the Gulf War and climb into the pilot's seat of a Vietnam era UH-1 Huey helicopter....

  

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...

  

Fox River Trolley Museum

The museum reopens Mother's Day, when mom, grandma and great-grandma can ride free with a paid child's fare. Take a ride into the past on the Fox River...

  

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Design Detectives Family Tour: Family sleuths are invited to explore Wright's home to uncover the secrets of his designs. Preservation Trust Junior...

  

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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