Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 135-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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Des Plaines History Center

Kids and parents can see the newest exhibits on display in the Visitor Center and take a tour of the 1907 Kinder House. The Visitor Center is stroller...

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Elk Grove Historical Museum

The Elk Grove Historical Museum provides a great educational opportunity for all ages interested in rural life in the 1800s. Tour a farmhouse, a barn,...

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Kohl Children's Museum

Seventeen hands-on interactive exhibits for children birth to eight, including Car Care, Pet Vet, Water Works, and the newly-refurbished Adventures in...

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

A great place for families where you can touch snakeskin, caribou fur, birch bark, turquoise and buffalo skin or sit inside a small wigwam. See temporary...

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Wilmette Historical Museum

The museum is located in the former Gross Point Village Hall, built in 1896. Stop in to explore more than six exhibit areas covering Wilmette and North...

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Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

  

Arlington Heights Historical Museum

The five-building complex and their contents tell the story of Arlington Heights over the last 150 years.  The Muller Victorian and 1908 Banta homes, carpentry...

  

Deerfield Historic Village

Family friendly historic village featuring five buildings of historic interest including the Caspar Ott log house, the oldest building in Lake County....

  

Grosse Point Lighthouse

This light used to tell sailors that they had reached Chicago. Grounds are open but the lighthouse is closed until June. It is not stroller-friendly and...

  

 







 
 
 
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