Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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Kohl Children's Museum

Seventeen hands-on interactive exhibits for children ages birth to 8, including Car Care, Whole Foods Market, Ravinia Festival Music Makers and a newly-expanded...

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Des Plaines History Center

Kids can explore the newest exhibits on display in the Visitor Center and play in the Children's Room, which is filled with games and classic toys. There...

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Garfield Farm Museum

Garfield Farm and Tavern, listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, is a 374-acre farmstead and former 1840s teamster inn, which offers a variety...

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Wonder Works

Kids up to 8 learn through play, which develops their imagination and creativity. The six permanent exhibits include: a dress up and performance stage,...

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National Museum of Mexican Art

This Pilsen museum is a natural for families. Ongoing exhibits present 3,000 years of Mexican history through ancient, colonial and contemporary art. The...

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Oriental Institute Museum

The Oriental Institute focuses on the Ancient Near East, including Egypt, Persia and the Fertile Crescent. Families can discover mummies from ancient Egypt,...

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Art Institute of Chicago

A great place for families to begin their visit is the Ryan Education Center on the first floor of the Modern Wing.  Admission to this part of the museum...

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Discovery Center Museum

Kids can see what it's like to be a farmer, a astronaut, a news anchor or an athlete as they explore more than 250 exhibits at this science-themed museum....

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. Explore the museum’s fascinating collection, see the popular “Rock Café” exhibit, and make an adorable...

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