Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the Pacific white-sided dolphins, beluga whales and sea lions in the Abbott Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching...

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Swedish American Museum & Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration

Located in the Swedish American Museum, in the Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration kids can climb aboard a 20-foot immigration steamer or tour a 100-year...

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Des Plaines History Center

Kids and parents can see the newest exhibits on display in the Visitor Center and take a tour of the 1907 Kinder House. The Visitor Center is stroller...

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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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The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 135-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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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 and...

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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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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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Kohl Children's Museum

Seventeen hands-on interactive exhibits for children birth to eight, including Car Care, Pet Vet, Water Works, and the newly-refurbished Adventures in...

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