Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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SciTech Hands-On Museum

Experience 78MPH winds in the new Wild Winds exhibit, ...

  

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures at Aurora University

One of the largest collections of Native American resources in the Chicago area, this museum offers hands-on activities for the younger set as well...

  

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...

  

Raupp Memorial Museum

Experience a day in the life of an 1830s Native American kid or a 1910 pioneer child. Museum features interactive exhibits where visitors can learn what...

  

Prehistoric Life Museum and Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop

See the largest dinosaur egg in the world along with bones and fossils in this basement-level museum. Rocks and fossils are available for purchase at the...

  

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

Opening in May, this museum, houesd in an air hangar and located just beside the Poplar Grove airport, covers the history of transportation. Offers...

  

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...

  

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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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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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...

  

 







 
 
 
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