Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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DuPage Children's Museum

The Museum is divided into eight unique neighborhoods, which are each made up of a thoughtful cluster of exhibits and experiences. Creativity Connections...

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Cantigny Park

Visit nearly 30 acres of formal and informal gardens with seasonal plantings, including the popular Idea Garden with a section just for kids. Two history-rich...

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Midwest Museum of Natural History

The MMNH has a zoology collection from Africa and North America, an urban wildlife observation center, Rotary Nature Theater, and the Discovery Den-a...

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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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The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

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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. Sky Shows are 360-degree...

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Discovery Center Museum

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

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Museum of Science and Industry

See your heart beat 13-feet tall, climb aboard a World War II German submarine, take a tour of your digestive system, plunge into a working coal mine or...

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Fox River Trolley Museum

Take a ride into the past on the Fox River Line's historic trolley cars, some of which are more than a century old. Pack a picnic lunch. Benches are located...

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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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