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Why you need to re-discover family-friendly Dundee

Dundee is always changing for the better and we found a few new things families will love.

Five things to see at Kohl Children’s Museum this summer

If you haven't been up to Kohl Children's Museum in a while, this summer just might be the perfect time to visit. They've...

In the middle of the city, a bit of coal county

Lila Newman spends her days in the dark abyss of a coal mine as a tour guide for the Museum of Science and Industry. We sat down for a Q&A with this Chicagoan.

Batmobile, ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car among automotive treasures at Volo Auto Museum

Volo Auto Museum's exhibits go well beyond its name. In addition to cars of all shapes and styles dominate, visitors will find Hollywood memorabilia, military history and ample space to run and play.

Visit Lincoln Park’s new Cookie Bar for a sweet treat

Lincoln Park's new Cookie Bar is the perfect spot for an after-school, after-theater or after-zoo pick-me-up.

Old-fashioned fun at Pinstripes

Hankering for some old-school fun? Bowling and bocce ball are the perfect solution a rainy weekend afternoon.

Shedd Aquarium peels back curtain on baby beluga

After four months behind a privacy wall, the Shedd Aquarium's baby beluga says hi to the world above water.

Rare redhead chicks born at Kohl Childrens Museum

A pair of rare auburn chickens, two of only about 300 in the world, were born at Kohl's Children's Museum last weekend.

What does Curious George have to do with the Holocaust?

A new exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie traces the journey of the monkey’s creators, Margret and H.A. Rey as they fled the Nazis in 1940.

Oak Lawn Children’s Museum shines in new space

This museum has always been a winner, but now its creative energy has been set loose in a new facility with stunning results.
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