Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Cantigny Park

Visit the First Division military museum, which takes visitors on an interactive tours of the nation's wars. Life-size soldiers demonstrate what life was...

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Kohl Children's Museum

Seventeen hands-on interactive exhibits for children ages birth to 8, including Car Care, Whole Foods Market, Ravinia Festival Music Makers and a newly-expanded...

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Garfield Farm Museum

Garfield Farm and Tavern, listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, is a 374-acre farmstead and former 1840s teamster inn, which offers a variety...

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Wonder Works

Kids up to 8 learn through play, which develops their imagination and creativity. The six permanent exhibits include: a dress up and performance stage,...

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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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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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Discovery Center Museum

Kids can see what it's like to be a farmer, a astronaut, a news anchor or an athlete as they explore more than 250 exhibits at this science-themed museum....

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. Explore the museum’s fascinating collection, see the popular “Rock Café” exhibit, and make an adorable...

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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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