Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of Amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit (now through 2017). Guests can also discover the dolphins...

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

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

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events. Open by appointment only in winter.

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Museum of Contemporary Art

White walls and space-age lights make this museum a tranquil escape from the traffic outside. With four floors, the MCA is big enough to fill up a few...

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Smart Museum of Art

Family guides are available at the front desk and will lead you through the museum's galleries of modern, Asian, and contemporary art. Kids are drawn to...

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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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Elgin Public Museum

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

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Elmhurst Historical Museum

  Visit this family-friendly regional history museum located in Elmhurst's Glos Mansion in downtown Elmhurst. Explore the "By All Accounts: The...

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Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum

This museum is in the Old Stone Church, a recruiting station for the Union Army during the Civil War. Inside see artifacts from the early 1800s, a general...

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