Special Interest museums in Chicago

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Cantigny Park

Visit nearly 30 acres of formal and informal gardens with seasonal plantings, including the popular Idea Garden with a section just for kids. Two history-rich...

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Garfield Farm Museum

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

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Fox River Trolley Museum

Take a ride into the past on the Fox River Line's historic trolley cars, some of which are more than a century old. Pack a picnic lunch. Benches are...

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstone. See our Rock & Mineral Experience and more than 200 exhibits featuring jade and the Castle Lizzadro,...

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Hesston Steam Museum

See all kinds of trains, from live steam engines to amusement park trains. Train rides begin at noon and run until 5 p.m.

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Spooky Seas Family Overnight

Family Halloween celebration at Shedd Aquarium. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Grab your sleeping bag and spend the night at the aquarium....

  

Swedish American Museum & Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration

Located on the third floor of the Swedish American Museum, the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration offers kids a chance to climb aboard a 20-foot immigration...

  

Frederick C. Robie House

The Wright 3 mystery tour of the Robie House is led by Junior Interpreters, specially trained 5th-10th graders. The tour allows kids and their families...

  

Graue Mill and Museum

Step back in time and explore four floors of exhibits and learn about pioneer life on the Illinois prairie and the Underground Railroad. Try your hand...

  

 











 
 
 
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