Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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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. See temporary...

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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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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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Museum of Science and Industry

MSI offers thousands of fun, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences, inspiring the inventive genius in everyone. See your heart...

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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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Elmhurst Museum Day

Join all four Elmhurst museums to celebrate International Museum Day. Park at one museum and ride the free trolley to the others. Museums include the...

  

Oktoberfest-Naper Settlement

Hear live music as you enjoy authentic German cuisine during this fun salute to one of the community's ethnic heritages. Family friendly activities will...

  

All Hallows Eve

Experience two of the darkest nights of the year during this experience that brings some of the scariest literature of the past, present and future to...

  

Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

Joseph Bailly, one of the earliest settlers in northern Indiana, set up his fur trading post in the early 1800s. Visit the late 1880s Chellberg farm...

  

 







 
 
 
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