Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Cantigny Park

Visit the First Division Museum, a highly interactive experience that explores our nation's military history through the eyes of the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry...

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Chicago Children's Museum

This Navy Pier museum is three stories high and filled with engaging, educational exhibits including a dinosaur dig and a water play area (bring a change...

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Wonder Works

Kids birth to 8 can enjoy art, science and early learning programming. With six child size permanent exhibits, as well as special events, Wonder Works...

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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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Museum of Science and Industry

MSI offers thousands of fun, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences, inspiring the inventive genius in everyone. Manipulate a...

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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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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of amphibians in the aquarium's new special exhibit. Guests can also discover the dolphins and whales in the...

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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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Smart Museum of Art

Family guides are available at the front desk and will lead you through the museum's galleries of modern, Asian, and contemporary art. Kids are drawn...

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