Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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Chicago Children's Museum

Chicago Children's Museum is three stories high and filled with engaging, educational exhibits, including a dinosaur dig and a water play area (bring a...

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Elmhurst Historical Museum

Experience family-friendly exhibits and weekly activity programs for kids at this museum inside Elmhurst’s historic Glos Mansion. Summer Exhibit: “Pigskin...

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Joliet Area Historical Museum

The Joliet Area Historical Museum is an award-winning modern facility with the soul of old Route 66 in the historic downtown of Illinois’s fourth largest...

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Rocks are hot here, from meteorites to gemstone. See our Rock & Mineral Experience and more than 200 exhibits featuring jade and the Castle Lizzadro,...

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Hesston Steam Museum

See all kinds of trains, from live steam engines to amusement park trains. Train rides begin at noon and run until 5 p.m.

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Clarke House Museum

Built in 1836, the Clarke House Museum is Chicago's oldest home. This Greek Revival style house shows what life was like for a middle-class family...

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Elmhurst Museum Day

Join all four Elmhurst museums (Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst Historical Museum, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art and Theatre Historical society of America)...

  

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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