Special Interest museums in Chicago

 

Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad

A standard-gauge steam train pulls three open cars and three cabooses through farmland 30 feet over Yellow Creek. The museum across the street features...

  

Volo Auto Museum

See the Midwest's largest all-indoor vintage, collector and Hollywood car collection. This multimillion dollar display includes the Batmobile, Ghostbusters...

  

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

Opening in May, this museum, houesd in an air hangar and located just beside the Poplar Grove airport, covers the history of transportation. Offers...

  

Cheney Mansion

A historic mansion and gardens with special programming. Events: "Kids Cook" for kids ages 8-12. Hands-on classes taught on Saturday mornings, 9:30-noon,...

  

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...

  

Trickster Gallery

Trickster Gallery is the only Native American owned and operated arts institution in Illinois and features contemporary art by Native people...

  

Civil War Museum

This museum provides a unique presentation of the Civil War connections between the Upper Midwest home front and the battle front. The 15,000-sq. ft....

  

 







 
 
 
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