Science museums in Chicago

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The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

  

Burpee Museum of Natural History

Established in 1941, the Burpee Museum of Natural History is the home of "Jane," the world's best preserved and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex, and "Homer",...

  

Cernan Earth and Space Center at Triton College

Visitors can get a crash course in astronomy and explore the wonders of the earth and universe by attending one of the many programs offered at the center....

  

Dearborn Observatory at Northwestern University

Historical telescope still in operation. Young eyes can roam the skies here every Friday night. Gaze through an 18.5-inch telescope, see planets and star...

  

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where butterflies from around...

  

Prehistoric Life Museum and Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop

See the largest dinosaur egg in the world along with bones and fossils in this basement-level museum. Rocks and fossils are available for purchase at the...

  

SciTech Hands-On Museum

Learn about math and science with more than 200 interactive exhibits. Kids can make a big bubble, ride a giant yo-yo and stand inside a tornado. Birthday...

  

Lederman Science Center at Fermilab

Explore Fermilab science from a kid's point of view. Designed for student field trips, the hands-on exhibits at the Lederman Science Center are available...

  

 







 
 
 
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