Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Chicago Children's Museum

Chicago Children's Museum is three stories high and filled with engaging, educational exhibits, including a dinosaur dig and a water play area (bring a...

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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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Museum of Science and Industry

MSI offers thousands of fun, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences to inspire the inventive genius in everyone. See your heart...

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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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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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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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Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center, which occupies an 86,000-square-foot building on the City's Northwest Side, fosters the practice, study, and celebration...

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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 artwork on four floors, the MCA is big enough to fill...

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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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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 to...

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