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Location: 1 S. 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL
Chicago publishing magnate Colonel Robert R. McCormick willed his 500-acre estate - named Cantigny in honor of the first American battle in World War I - as a public park and recreation area to the to...
Location: 1N600 County Farm Rd, West Chicago, IL
Kline Creek Farm, sitting within the 1,102-acre Timber Ridge Forest Preserve in Winfield, is a living-history farm depicting farm life as it was on this site and hundreds of others like it in 1...
Location: 220 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
Whether it's an outing for you with baby-in-tow, or an unusual experience for your older children, the Museum of Contemporary Art is a special place. The exhibits speak to unique themes, as eac...
Location: McCormick Boulevard & Dempster Street, Skokie, IL
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park covers two miles along McCormick Boulevard - from Dempster Street on the north to Touhy Avenue on the south - and displays over 60 large-scale contemporary scul...
Location: 3800 S. York Road, Hinsdale, IL
Graue Mill and Museum is an operating waterwheel grist mill and homestead that provides programs - for school children and others - including milling, spinning and weaving, and living history p...
Location: 1350 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL
As a "living museum," the building and gardens of Cuneo preserve in vivid detail the flavor of an era and a way of life. The grand spaces of the Venetian style architecture, filled with antique...
Location: 523 S. Webster Street, Naperville, IL
Naperville's outdoor history museum village tells the story of daily life in the city as it changed from a simple frontier outpost to a bustling turn-of-the-century community.
The paths of t...
Location: 5550 S. Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL
The Smart Museum of Art is a museum with a mission to educate and engage visitors. Through its permanent collection as well as special exhibitions and programs, the Smart is a memorable ...