Museums for families in Chicago and the suburbs

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Graue Mill and Museum

Step back in time and explore four floors of exhibits and learn about pioneer life on the Illinois prairie and the Underground Railroad. Try your hand...

  

Grosse Point Lighthouse

This light used to tell sailors that they had reached Chicago. Grounds are open year-round, and the lighthouse is open June-September. It is not stroller-friendly...

  

Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center

If your kids love BRIO, explore Pullman, Chicago's former railroad district. The visitor's center houses historic artifacts and memorabilia from train...

  

Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest

Focused on Oak Park and River Forest History, some exhibits may interest kids. The Children's Room is furnished with "hands-on" toys and gizmos...

  

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

This museum offers both self-guided and guided tours. Visitors will find expanded exhibits on the life of Jane Addams and other Settlement residents, immigration...

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Isle a la Cache Museum

Explore exhibits of the 18th century French fur trade. Find out about a voyager's day on the river; examine a real birch bark canoe; see the trade items...

  

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...

  

Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum

This museum is in the Old Stone Church, a recruiting station for the Union Army during the Civil War. Inside see artifacts from the early 1800s, a general...

  

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum celebrates Chicago's river and world-famous movable bridges by shining light on their significance...

  

Midway Village Museum

Midway Village features 26 historical structures including a general store, hardware store, print shop, blacksmith shop, schoolhouse, town hall, police...

  

 







 
 
 
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