Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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...

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Adler Planetarium

See the stars and planets, and discover the thrills and dangers of being a space explorer at the Adler, America's first planetarium. Sky Shows are 360-degree...

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Museum of Science and Industry

See your heart beat 13-feet tall, climb aboard a World War II German submarine, take a tour of your digestive system, plunge into a working coal mine or...

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Museum of Contemporary Art

White walls and space-age lights make this museum a tranquil escape from the traffic outside. With four floors, the MCA is big enough to fill up a few...

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Field Museum

Exhibits related to science, environment and culture can be explored. From ancient mummies to endangered plants to a complete T. rex, the museum boasts...

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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...

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Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum offers a permanent exhibition Sensing Chicago where children can explore the city's history through their five senses. Kids...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the dolphins and whales in the Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching the aquatic show. In the Polar Play Zone, kids...

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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....

  

 







 
 
 
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