Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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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. While there, take...

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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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Museum of Science and Industry

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

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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 Pacific white-sided dolphins, beluga whales and sea lions in the Abbott Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching...

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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...

  

 







 
 
 
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