Joliet Area Historical Museum
Joliet, Ill. 60432
Cost: $6, $5 seniors, $4 students 18 and up, $3 kids 4-17, free 3 and under and members. Admission for Mom is free on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13.
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Summer Monday Hours begin May 6: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Start your visit in the interactive Route 66 Experience exhibit and then tour the permanent exhibit, The Soaring Achievements of John C. Houbolt, to learn the role that Joliet played in the lunar landing of 1969 and try to land on the moon in the step-in Lunar Lander Simulator. The Houbolt Resource & Discovery Room features hands-on activities for the kids.