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We know you miss the Museum – and we definitely miss you. So during social distancing when you can’t visit the Museum, we’ve created a way to bring the exhibit home to you!
Remote Learning Resources
Check out our remote learning page with videos, lessons and activities that use basic household items to teach STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) and early literacy.
Even though you can’t visit the Museum, our education mission continues. Please check out our Remote Learning sites including Home Zone and Story Time. And for child-friendly, helpful resources specifically related to the Coronavirus, click here. Content is being updated daily.
Social distancing in a children's museum?
Museum President Mike Delfini offers insight in a Fox-32 news segment and Chicago Tribune article.
Members Only Hours
Adults and Children
Grandparents and Seniors (55+)
Infants under 12 months
Electronic Benefit Transfer (WIC, and government approved cardholders)
$3 per guest (up to 4 guests)
Military and Veterans
Buy one, get one free for entire party! Also, click to learn about Play Attention
The Museum is closed for these holidays:
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Today at the Museum
An awesome day for a party!
Gala fundraisers, celebrations, corporate events, meetings: Your special day becomes a more AWESOME event, at the Museum!