Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest

Focused on Oak Park and River Forest History, some exhibits may interest kids. The Children's Room is furnished with "hands-on" toys and gizmos...

  

Isle a la Cache Museum

Explore exhibits of the 18th century French fur trade. Find out about a voyager's day on the river; examine a real birch bark canoe; see the trade items...

  

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 largest...

  

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....

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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...

  

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates Chicago's river and world-famous movable bridges by shining light on their significance...

  

Midway Village Museum

Midway Village features 26 historical structures including a general store, hardware store, print shop, blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, town hall, police...

  

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...

  

Raupp Memorial Museum

Experience a day in the life of an 1830s Native American kid or a 1910 pioneer child. Museum features interactive exhibits where visitors can learn what...

  

 







 
 
 
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