Museums in West Loop, Chicago


Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum

Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWI.

$16 $8

Admission for One, Two or Four at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

North Side

Nature Museum is Chicago’s gateway to nature and science featuring living animals, hands-on exhibits, and the world renowned Butterfly Haven.

$9 $6

Free Kids' Event: Target Free Family Night

Target Free Family Night

Chicago Children's Museum

For three hours each Thursday, youngsters and their families can explore the Chicago Children’s Museum and its many hands-on exhibits.

$0 $0

Admission for Two or Four at Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) (Up to 47% Off)

Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)

Downtown

Culturally charged galleries span more than 25,000 sq. ft. of Gothic Revival building packed with fine-arts performances & gallery events

$18 $10

Visit for Two or Four, or Individual or Family Membership to Museum of Broadcast Communications (Up to 50% Off)

Museum of Broadcast Communications

Near North Side

10% discount at the museum store.

$60 $30

Free Kids’ Event: Lake FX CreativeCon

Free Kids’ Event: Lake FX CreativeCon

Downtown

Chicago artists, musicians, and other creatives gather at the Chicago Cultural Center for networking, workshops, and a work expo

$0 $0

1-Year Patron or Family Membership at Polish Museum of America (Up to 46% Off)

Polish Museum of America

Noble Square

Visitors explore the rich history and cultural contributions of Polish-Americans at this museum through art, artifacts, and exhibitions.

$50 $29

Free Kids' Event: Free Admission Day at Chicago History Museum

Free Admission Day at Chicago History Museum

North Side

On select days, Illinois residents receive free admission to the Chicago History Museum to view its exhibits spanning the city’s rich past.

$0 $0

One or Two-Year Membership for One at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (Up to 45% Off)

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

Little Italy

The museum runs Monday–Saturday from 12 p.

$50 $30

Free Kids' Event: National Museum of Mexican Art Tuesday-Saturday

Free Kids' Event: National Museum of Mexican Art

Chicago

Parents introduce their kids to Mexican paintings, sculptures, textiles, photography, and folk art at this Pilsen museum with free admission.

$0 $0

Free Kids' Event: Juicebox Series on November 5 and 19 and December 3 and 17

Free Kids' Event: Juicebox Series

East Garfield Park

Music, dance performances, and puppet variety shows entertain stroller-age kids and their families during Juicebox Series events

$0 $0

Free Kids' Event: Morning Glories at Garfield Park Conservatory Every Monday

Free Kids' Event: Morning Glories

East Garfield Park

Kids ages 5 and younger dig around in the soil at Garfield Park Conservatory while learning how to plant flowers and greenery

$0 $0

Free Kids’ Event: Chicago Children's Museum Free Thursdays 5-8 pm and First Sundays 10am-7pm

Free Event Listings - Chicago

Chicago Children's Museum

Kids from two to teenager find out all about the world at this hands-on museum featuring everything from playgrounds to dinosaur excavations.

$0 $0

Free Kids' Event: Free Thursday Evenings at The Art Institute of Chicago

Free Kids' Event: Free Thursday Evenings at The Art Institute of Chicago

Downtown

Illinois residents get in to the renowned museum for free every Thursday night, making it easy for parents to expose their kids to great art.

$0 $0

Memberships to DuSable Museum of African American History (Up to 49% Off).

The DuSable Museum of African American History

Washington Park

10% discount at the Trading Post museum shop.

$40 $25.50

One-Year Individual or Family Membership at The Oriental Institute (Up to 53% Off)

The Oriental Institute

University of Chicago

Exhibit-opening invitations, free audio tours, research-library privileges, and program discounts at a museum of Middle East archaeology.

$50 $25

Free Kids’ Event: Free Days at The DuSable Museum

Free Event: Free Days at The DuSable Museum

South Side

DuSable Museum.

$0 $0

Free Event: Free Days at The Museum of Science + Industry

Free Event: Free Days at The Museum of Science + Industry

South Side

the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 14 acres filled with interactive science exhibits and home to more than 35,000 artifacts.

$0 $0

Admission or Membership to Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (Up to 49% Off).

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Skokie

Museum uses lessons from history to focus attention on contemporary issues of intolerance and inhumanity at home and worldwide.

$75 $38

Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 25% Off)

Scitech Hands On Museum

Aurora

More than 150 interactive science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics exhibits inspire and educate kids to learn about the world

$16 $12

Train Ride Tickets for Two or Four at Hesston Steam Museum (46% Off)

Hesston Steam Museum

La Porte

Ride on miniature and full-size steam trains and explore interactive exhibits devoted to steam power

$34 $20

$21 for Tour Admission The Gold Pyramid ($36 Value). 28 Dates Available.

The Gold Pyramid

East View Estates

The Gold Pyramid house built in 1977 features a moat, a three pyramid garage, and Egyptian-style furnishings

$36 $21

Admission for Two Adults, or Two Adults and Two Children, to National Blues Museum (Up to 46% Off)

National Blues Museum

Downtown St. Louis

US 501(c)(3) Museum is dedicated to preserving and honoring the domestic and international story of the blues and its impact on America.

$30 $17

Tour of Dawes House/Evanston History Center for 2, 4, or 5–10 People (Up to 45% Off)

Evanston History Center

Evanston

Visit the National Historic Landmark Dawes House, where more than a century of history about the city is preserved in a beautiful chateau

$40 $22

Single-Day Admission for One, Two, or Four or Family Membership to Joliet Area Historical Museum (Up to 62% Off)

Joliet Historical Museum

Joliet

History museum mines the past of the town of Joliet, its people, and how their stories relate to the whole of American history.

$24 $9

Museum Visit for Two or Four or Family or Family Plus Membership to Frontiers of Flight Museum (Up to 40% Off)

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Frontiers of Flight Museum - Northwest Dallas

Memberships include unlimited admission and free parking for a year, along with discounts to special events and at the museum store.

$20 $12

Museum Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Membership for a Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Elgin Area Historical Society

Eastside Elgin

bimonthly newsletter, and a 15% discount at the museum store.

$6 $5

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum

Adler Planetarium

Museum Campus

$34.95 $34.95

Four- or Five-Panel Canvas Prints from Canvas Print Studio (Up to 81% Off). Six Options Available.

Canvas Print Studio

Online Deal

Four-panel museum 53”x24” print ($240 value).

$240 $59.99

DuSable Museum Trip or Black Boutique Tour from Black Beauty Reality Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Black Beauty Reality Tours

Chicago

DuSable Museum Trip for up to 15 People.

$600 $250

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