Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Located in Aurora's 1894 Central Fire Station, the museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families,...

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstones. See more than 200 pieces of jade and the Castle Lizzadro, which is carved out of gold.

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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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Chicago Children's Museum

This Navy Pier museum is three stories high and filled with engaging, educational exhibits including a dinosaur dig and a water play area (bring a change...

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Elgin Public Museum

Built in 1907, the museum offers exhibits and educational programs with natural history and cultural themes.

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Elk Grove Historical Museum

The Elk Grove Historical Museum provides a great educational opportunity for all ages interested in rural life in the 1800s. Tour a farmhouse, a barn,...

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Elmhurst Historical Museum

Explore this family-friendly history museum in the Glos Mansion featuring a wide range of exhibits and family activities. "Cubs vs. Sox: The Chicago Civil...

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Isle a la Cache Museum

Explore exhibits of the 18th century French fur trade when the "Illinois Country" was home to French voyageurs and native Potawatomi. Find out about...

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Naper Settlement

This outdoor living history museum is a place where the stories and people of our past come alive through award-winning family-friendly exhibits, special...

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