Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Irish American Heritage Center

The Irish American Heritage Center, which occupies an 86,000-square-foot building on the City's Northwest Side, fosters the practice, study, and celebration...

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Spooky Seas Family Overnight

Family Halloween celebration at Shedd Aquarium. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Grab your sleeping bag and spend the night at the aquarium....

  

Snoozeum

Enjoy the chance to visit the Museum of Science and Industry after dark. Participate in science activities and make science toys, go on a scavenger...

  

National Museum of Mexican Art

This Pilsen museum is a natural for families. Ongoing exhibits present 3,000 years of Mexican history through ancient, colonial and contemporary art. The...

  

Smart Museum of Art

Explore the many forms of sculpture or pick up and play 500 Clown's The Art of Experience during the Smart's 40th anniversary in 2014–2015. Visit during scheduled...

  

Bronzeville Children's Museum

This museum makes African-American history interesting and accessible. Using a unique guided tour format emphasizing the educational message each exhibit...

  

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...

  

Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum offers a permanent exhibition Sensing Chicago where children can explore the city's history through their five senses. Kids...

  

Frederick C. Robie House

The Wright 3 Mystery Tour of the Robie House: In Blue Balliett's novel The Wright 3, super-sleuths Calder and Petra, along with Tommy, are drawn into...

  

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates Chicago's river and world-famous movable bridges by shining light on their significance...

  

 







 
 
 
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