Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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....

  

Snoozeum

Enjoy the chance to visit the Museum of Science and Industry after dark. Participate in science activities and make science toys, go on a scavenger...

  

Art Institute of Chicago

A great place for families to begin their visit is the Ryan Education Center on the first floor of the Modern Wing.  Admission to this part of the museum...

  

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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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...

  

Bronzeville Children's Museum

This museum makes African-American history interesting and accessible. Using a unique guided tour format emphasizing the educational message each exhibit...

  

Chicago Children's Museum

Located on Navy Pier, the museum’s three floors are filled with engaging exhibits and playful programs, including Dinosaur Expedition, where kids can...

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Swedish American Museum & Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration

Located in the Swedish American Museum, in the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration kids can climb aboard a 20-foot immigration steamer or tour a 100-year...

  

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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