Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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Trickster Gallery

Trickster Gallery is the only Native American owned and operated arts institution in Illinois and features contemporary art by Native people...

  

The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

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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...

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Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad

A 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three open cars and an antique caboose through farmland and 30 feet over Yellow Creek. The museum across the street...

  

Prehistoric Life Museum and Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop

See the largest dinosaur egg in the world along with bones and fossils in this basement-level museum. Rocks and fossils are available for purchase at the...

  

Northwestern University Settlement House

The Winnetka Board of the Northwestern University Settlement House - Style Under the Stars Fashion Show

  

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...

  

Kohl Children's Museum

Seventeen hands-on interactive exhibits for children ages birth to 8, including Car Care, Pet Vet, Dominick’s Supermarket and Ravinia Music Makers, as...

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International Museum of Surgical Science

Future doctors can glimpse the medical past, present and future. See an iron lung and enter a room full of X-rays. Students on school field trips can interact...

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