Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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Swedish American Museum & Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration

Located on the third floor of the Swedish American Museum, the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration is where kids can climb aboard a 20-foot immigration...

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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...

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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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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit. Guests can also discover the dolphins and whales in the...

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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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Frederick C. Robie House

The museum features youth and family programs like LEGO Architects, Art Glass Done Wright and Family Designing Spaces. Second Saturdays tours feature...

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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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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....

  

 










 
 
 
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