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The Model Railroad Garden delights visitors of all ages with the sights and sounds of garden-scale trains traversing bridges and trestles, past miniature scenes of America's best-loved landmarks and beautiful gardens planted to scale.
Where: Chicago Botanic Garden
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; special evening hours Wednesdays, June 5–Aug. 28 until 8 p.m
Ages: Family/All Ages
Cost: $6, $5 seniors, $4 kids 3-12; $1 discount for members
Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux transports visitors to the Lascaux cave in France, where they'll discover prehistoric cave paintings. Walk through a full-sized replica of the cave, meet a lifelike stone-age family and play with interactive displays explaining the life of people who may have inhabited the cave.
Tickets are included in both Discovery and All-Access passes to the museum.
Where: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Ages: Elementary, Tweens, Teens, Adults