Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Adler Planetarium

See the stars and planets, and discover the thrills and dangers of being a space explorer at the Adler, America's first planetarium. While there, 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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Evanston History Center

Explore hidden staircases and ring the bell for servants at the Charles Gates Dawes House, a National Landmark Home that includes all original furnishings....

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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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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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