Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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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....

  

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....

  

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...

  

Elmhurst Art Museum

Bring the whole family to see lively artwork from contemporary artists, stroll through Mies van der Rohe's McCormick House, and explore The Artery an interactive...

  

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...

  

Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

  

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...

  

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Established 36 years ago, the park has grown into a major collection of 28 works that is set within the wild prairie swales of the Governors State University...

  

Bronzeville Children's Museum

This museum makes African-American history interesting and accessible. Using a unique guided tour format emphasizing the educational message each exhibit...

  

Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

The 9,000-square-feet of exhibit space on two floors includes a water area with a sand table, a tree house where kids can get a bird's eye view of the...

  

 










 
 
 
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