Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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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Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum offers a permanent exhibition Sensing Chicago where children can explore the city's history through their five senses. Kids...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit. Shedd’s seasonal Stingray Touch invites guests to discover...

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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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Evanston History Center

Explore hidden staircases and ring the bell for servants at the Charles Gates Dawes House, a National Landmark Home that includes all original furnishings....

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National Museum of Mexican Art

This Pilsen museum is a natural for families. Ongoing exhibits present 3,000 years of Mexican history through ancient, colonial and contemporary art. The...

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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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Field Museum

Exhibits related to science, environment and culture can be explored. From ancient mummies to endangered plants to a complete T. rex, the Museum boasts...

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Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Design Detectives Family Tour: Bring your family of sleuths together and explore Wright's home to uncover the secrets of his designs. Join Preservation...

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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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