Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Isle a la Cache Museum

Explore exhibits of the 18th century French fur trade when the "Illinois Country" was home to French voyageurs and native Potawatomi. Find out about...

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Naper Settlement

This outdoor living history museum is a place where the stories and people of our past come alive through award-winning family-friendly exhibits, special...

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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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Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Located in Aurora's 1894 Central Fire Station, the museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families,...

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Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

Joseph Bailly, one of the earliest settlers in northern Indiana, set up his fur trading post in the early 1800s. Visit the late 1880s Chellberg farm...

  

Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events focusing on 1840s farm and inn history.

  

1850 William Beith House Museum

Restored Greek Revival home illustrates mid-19th century decorative arts and techniques. Visitors become actively involved as detectives, discovering clues...

  

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...

  

Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum offers a permanent exhibition Sensing Chicago where children can explore the city's history through their five senses. Kids...

  

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....

  

 







 
 
 
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