Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Evanston History Center

Explore hidden staircases and ring the bell for servants at the Charles Gates Dawes House, a National Landmark Home that includes all original furnishings....

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Elk Grove Historical Museum

The Elk Grove Historical Museum provides a great educational opportunity for all ages interested in rural life in the 1800s. Tour a farmhouse, a barn,...

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Wilmette Historical Museum

The museum is located in the former Gross Point Village Hall, built in 1896. Stop in to explore more than six exhibit areas covering Wilmette and North...

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Arlington Heights Historical Museum

The five-building complex and their contents tell the story of Arlington Heights over the last 150 years.  The Muller Victorian and 1908 Banta homes, carpentry...

  

Deerfield Historic Village

Family friendly historic village featuring five buildings of historic interest including the Caspar Ott log house, the oldest building in Lake County....

  

Des Plaines History Center

Kids and parents can see the newest exhibits on display in the Visitor Center and take a tour of the 1907 Kinder House. The Visitor Center is stroller...

  

Grosse Point Lighthouse

This light used to tell sailors that they had reached Chicago. Grounds are open but the lighthouse is closed until June. It is not stroller-friendly and...

  

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Explore engaging games, multimedia, and interactive exhibits in Make a Difference! The Harvey L. Miller Family Youth Exhibition, where children ages 8-12...

  

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

A great place for families where you can touch snakeskin, caribou fur, birch bark, turquoise and buffalo skin or sit inside a small wigwam. See temporary...

  

Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad

A standard-gauge steam train pulls three open cars and three cabooses through farmland 30 feet over Yellow Creek. The museum across the street features...

  

 







 
 
 
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