Special Interest museums in Chicago

 

Cantigny Park

Visit the First Division military museum, which takes visitors on an interactive tours of the nation's wars. Life-size soldiers demonstrate what life was...

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events. Open by appointment only in winter.

  

Graue Mill and Museum

Closed in the winter.

  

Air Classics Museum of Aviation

Closes for season Nov. 20; reopens in April.

  

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,...

  

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum

See Hemingway's childhood home in Oak Park and see some of his first writings, original letters, photographs and family artifacts at the museum. To...

  

Fox River Trolley Museum

Closed in the winter.  

  

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Design Detectives Family Tour: Family sleuths are invited to explore Wright's home to uncover the secrets of his designs. Preservation Trust Junior...

  

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. See more than 200 pieces of jade and the Castle Lizzadro, which is carved out of gold.

  

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures at Aurora University

One of the largest collections of Native American resources in the Chicago area, this museum offers hands-on activities for the younger set as well...

  

 







 
 
 
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