Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Art Institute of Chicago

A great place for families to begin their visit is the Ryan Education Center on the first floor of the Modern Wing.  Admission to this part of the museum...

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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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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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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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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)...

  

 











 
 
 
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