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Chicago Children's Museum, Chicago

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Children’s Museum Museum
Help your little ones learn about the world at Chicago Children's Museum, designed to engage young, inquisitive minds. One of the largest of its kind in the country, the museum features a number of exhibits geared toward a variety of scientific topics. You'll find that many displays are hands-on, allowing you and your children to design buildings, experiment in the lab, create your own art, and even come face to face with dinosaurs. Special fenced-off areas are available for those with infants or very young children, providing them with a safe environment for play. Plan to visit Chicago Children's Museum during your Chicago vacation using our convenient Chicago vacation generator.
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  • I was in Chicago for a family celebration and took the out of town grandchildren to the Chicago Children's Museum on a Thursday in mid May. We are veterans of childrens' museums in many cities (though...  more »
  • So disappointing - really ... spend your money outside at Ferris wheel and that area by the pier. This was really a bad children's museum. Small and kids get bored pretty fast. Try the one in Indy and...  more »
  • Yes I understand this is a children museum but it should be called a "baby museum". Exhibits are more for toddlers not for 8 year old like my children. High priced for what they offer. A small family ...  more »
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  • Lots of fun for the kids. I'm glad we took them as most of the museum is better for the younger children, but we did from some older activities that they enjoyed. The parking is $28 so just know that before you go, maybe you want to park elsewhere and take a taxi something. But it was fun! They also got to see R2d2.
  • I came here with my brother and his two little ones, my nephew and niece for a little time outside of the usual and home that comes with it. I would have thought of so much more they could have made a place like this into shine but nobody told me they could have used my help and I had to figure it out on my own. Don't get me wrong,the kids are not going to complain about the content this place has for them to play with and on but what does that say? Not much considering most kids are just as happy to get their hands on an empty bottle or unguarded dumpster full of trash...so why not try to shine through j to something so much more which any place of this stature in a town as big as Chicago should have little problem doing...so let's get it do a donde and we can be on to get with our gone and move on.
  • Amazing place, loads to see and play it. Pretty much a huge playground. Slightly expensive but worth the money I think. Nieces and nephew loved it, they had everything for kids to play with
  • Great place to take the kids for a couple of hours. They rotate some of the activities every month so it keeps things feeling new. The annual membership is a good deal and gives you discounted parking at Navy Pier.
  • May be the most fun all the kids had while we were in Chicago. If we go back we will plan at least one full day here as the kids didn't make it to all the rooms because of the fun they had in each room they did go to. The employees also went out of their way to help all of the children they were near.