Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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 Egypt,...

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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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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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Museum of Science and Industry

Answer your kids' questions about how the world works through the museum's interactive exhibits. Step aboard real planes, trains and submarines, take...

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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, play in a...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of Amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit (now through 2017). Guests can also discover the dolphins...

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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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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...

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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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