Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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National Museum of Mexican Art

Experience authentic Mexican art and culture and 3,000 years of creativity. The museum is home to one of the country's largest Mexican and Mexican-American...

  

Noble-Seymour-Crippen House

Visit Chicago's oldest home with your family in the historic Norwood Park neighborhood. Enjoy the grounds as you walk through history.

  

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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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where butterflies from around...

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Polish Museum of America

Ask for the Polish folk costumes or winged hussar helmet and take a picture of the kids playing dress up. The Paderewski Room was recently...

  

Ridge Historical Society Museum

This "mansion on a hill" houses artifacts and costumes associated with the Beverly Hills, Washington Heights and Morgan Park area. The first...

  

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...

  

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...

  

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....

  

 











 
 
 
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