The Museum of Science and Industry encourages families to have summer fun with science
3:31 PM - June 13
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is offering families the chance to have summer fun with science. With projects themes such as gardening and sunlight, there is lots for the kids to learn and explore.
Shedd Aquarium reopens Great Lakes exhibit with interactive upgrades
3:42 PM - June 12
Pet a prehistoric fish, record your own Great Lakes memories and learn all about the species inhabiting our local waters.
Nature on Tap series a great escape for Chicago parents
1:59 PM - June 5
Ditch the kids for some adult-only fun at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Nature on Tap, a new series at the museum, provides an escape from diapers and homework one evening a month.
Nature discoveries await Chicago families at Habitat Park
10:28 AM - June 4
Habitat Park, an exhibit at Kohl Children's Museum, is a two-acre outdoor park where nature discoveries abound. Access the great outdoor adventure where kids are encouraged to explore everything from a sensory garden to an interactive sculpture trail to prairie grass mazes.
Where to take the kids treasure hunting around Chicago
10:57 AM - May 24
Treasure hunting season is in full swing and we can't wait to see what we'll discover this summer.
Chicago Children's Museum's new Ready, Pet, Go exhibit is more than puppy love
5:38 PM - May 22
Exhibit helps kids better understand the life of animals and pet ownership.
Young artist's work on display at Chicago Children's Museum
4:26 PM - May 20
Jemma Jacobsen of Hammond, Ind., helped the Chicago Children's Museum decorate their new exhibit, Ready, Pet, Go! We asked her about her role in the exhibit.
Adler Planetarium celebrates summer and science with 100 Days of Wonder
1:56 PM - May 17
Keeping kids learning during the summer can be a challenge, but the planetarium has developed a new program to help parents explore and enjoy science with their children.
Adler opens renovated Cafe Galileo's with revamped, healthier menu
4:02 PM - May 16
Adler's renovated cafe features outdoor seating and fresh options, just in time for summer planetarium visits.
Shedd Aquarium opens new outdoor Stingray Touch exhibit
5:45 PM - May 14
Families can reach out and touch rays as they glide through an outdoor pool in Shedd's newest seasonal exhibit.