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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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 more than 1,000 butterflies...

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Pioneer Sholes School

19th Century One Room School

  

Polish Museum of America

Ask for the Polish folk costumes or winged hussar helmet and take a picture of the kids playing dress up. The Paderewski Room was recently...

  

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

Opening in May, this museum, houesd in an air hangar and located just beside the Poplar Grove airport, covers the history of transportation. Offers...

  

Prehistoric Life Museum and Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop

See the largest dinosaur egg in the world along with bones and fossils in this basement-level museum. Rocks and fossils are available for purchase at the...

  

Raupp Memorial Museum

Experience a day in the life of an 1830s Native American kid or a 1910 pioneer child. Explore 150 years of history with a museum scavenger hunt. Museum...

  

Ridge Historical Society Museum

This "mansion on a hill" houses artifacts and costumes associated with the Beverly Hills, Washington Heights and Morgan Park area. The first...

  

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures at Aurora University

One of the largest collections of Native American resources in the Chicago area, this museum offers hands-on activities for the younger set as well...

  

SciTech Hands-On Museum

Become a cosmic traveler in our new Space Travels exhibit and experience 78MPH winds in Wild Winds exhibit.  When it's warm visit our Outdoor Park featuring...

  

 










 
 
 
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