Visit the First Division military museum, which takes visitors on an interactive tours of the nation's wars. Life-size soldiers demonstrate what life was like during each particular war, and kids can experience the sounds of bombs exploding as they travel through bunkers or jungles, or step out onto Normandy Beach from a life-like landing craft. The highlight of the visit for most kids is climbing and pretending on the many real tanks and other military equipment parked outside the museum. Themed programming designed for families with children ages 6 to 12 is scheduled for the second Saturday of every month(McCormick Museum). Cantigny Park has many events for families including art shows and military re-enactments. There's a restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop and picnic area with playground.