Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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, discover the thrills and dangers of being a space explorer. The Adler's new sky show, Destination Solar System, takes audiences...

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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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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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Wonder Works

Kids birth to 8 can enjoy art, science and early learning programming. With six child size permanent exhibits, as well as special events, Wonder Works...

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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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Elk Grove Historical Museum

The Elk Grove Historical Museum connects Elk Grove’s past, present, and future through relevant exhibits and education programs. Newest exhibit, “A Feast...

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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

A great place for families where you can touch snakeskin, caribou fur, birch bark, turquoise and buffalo skin or sit inside a small wigwam. At Kids Craft...

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Wilmette Historical Museum

The museum is located in the former Gross Point Village Hall, built in 1896. Stop in to explore more than six exhibit areas covering Wilmette and North...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the dolphins and whales in the Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching the aquatic show. In the Polar Play Zone, kids...

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