Family museums in Chicago and the suburbs

 

Chicago families explore "Cosmic Wonder"

Chicago's Adler Planetarium is sending families deep into space with their new show, "Cosmic Wonder." The show tells the story of how natural human curiosity and wonder have led to detailed observation and incredible discoveries of the cosmos.

Best Kids' Musems

Children's museums are perfect for little explorers: Everything's pint-sized and nothing's breakable. Here are our six faves across the city and suburbs.  Read more...

When's it free?

A complete calendar of free admission days for Chicago'area museums. You're on your own in the gift shop.  Read more...
 

Show your Chicago spirit at new sports museum in Water Tower Place

Sports fans have a new place to celebrate Chicago's teams. Read...

 

Jazzin' at Shedd Aquarium a memorable night for Chicago families

You know and love Shedd Aquarium during the day, now experience the what it has to offer on summer nights. Read...

 

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry celebrates the anniversary of capturing the U-505 German submarine

Today marks the anniversary of the capture of the German U-boat on display at the Museum of Science and Industry. Take some time to visit this important piece of World War II. Read...

 

Play brain games with the help of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

Put a little science in your summer with the help of MSI. Read...

 

Chicago families can spend a day as super-sleuths at The Art Institute

Have a little Sherlock Holmes in the family? Try out a scavenger hunt at Watson Adventures. Read...

 

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

Ever wonder what goes on behind the exhibits at MSI? Here's your chance to take a peek. Read...

 

New Museum of Science and Industry exhibit will make you think

Visitors to the Museum of Science and Industry will be challenged to think about how much we can accomplish in the future by looking at the past.  Read...

 

The Machine Inside: Biomechanics at The Field Museum

In The Field Museum's newest exhibition explore animals and plants as machines built for survival, complete with pumps, pipes, insulation, motors, springs, and intelligence gathering devices. Read...

 

New light exhibit brightens Elmhurst Art Museum

Check out the fascinating art exhibit constructed with different kinds of lights at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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