Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Graue Mill and Museum

Closed in the winter.

  

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...

  

Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center

If your kids love BRIO, explore Pullman, Chicago's former railroad district. The visitor's center houses historic artifacts and memorabilia from train...

  

Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest

Focused on Oak Park and River Forest History, some exhibits may interest kids. Exhibits include a Children's Room which is furnished with "hands-on"...

  

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

Visitors will find expanded and engaging exhibits on the life of Jane Addams and other Settlement residents, immigration, and social change.

  

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...

  

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 a...

  

Joliet Area Historical Museum

The Joliet Area Historical Museum is an award-winning modern facility with the soul of old Route 66 in the historic downtown of Illinois’s fourth...

  

Lake County Discovery Museum

Be whooshed through 10,000 years of Lake County history, meet an 11-foot tall mastodon and check out the world's largest collection of picture postcards....

  

Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum

This museum is in the Old Stone Church, a recruiting station for the Union Army during the Civil War. Inside see artifacts from the early 1800s, a general...

  

 







 
 
 
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