Aurora University 347 S. Gladstone Ave. Aurora, Ill. 60506 (630) 844-7843 www.aurora.edu/museumHours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours vary during University term breaks; visit website for details. Admission: Suggested donation $3, $2 students and seniors, $1 kids under 12. Maximum $7 per family
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 as an extensive library and a unique gift shop.
Permanent exhibit: "Children in Native America." Experience the
dress, toys and the boarding school experience of Native American
children from 1890 to the present. "Native Peoples of Illinois" and
"The World of Kachina" are other interesting exhibits for kids.