Museums in Elmhurst, IL


Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (Up to 29% Off)

Wonder Works Chicago

Wonder Works Chicago

Studio, stage, forest exhibit, building station, fantasy village, and storybook castle welcome hands-on exploring from children and toddlers

$42 $30

$18 for a Tour for Two at The Gold Pyramid ($30 Value). 36 Dates and Times Available.

The Gold Pyramid

The Gold Pyramid

Built as a private home in 1977, the 17,000 sq. ft. pyramid features statues, a moat, a three-pyramid garage, and Egyptian-style furnishings

$30 $18

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

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum - Live

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

$16 $8

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

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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

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

Artifacts and digitized recordings detail the history of radio and television; interactive station lets visitors anchor their own newscasts

$60 $30

4-Train-Ride Tickets for Two, Four, or Six at Hesston Steam Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Hesston Steam Museum

La Porte

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

$34 $20

Guided Bridge Tour or Bridge Lift Admission at McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum (Up to 52% Off)

McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum

Multiple Locations

Tour the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum, a historic structure on the River or get a front-row seat to watch the bridge lift.

$12 $6

Memberships to DuSable Museum of African American History (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The DuSable Museum of African American History

Washington Park

Examine tales and artifacts of African American history with studies of African nations, murals, and even an animatronic Harold Washington

$40 $25

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

$6 $3

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

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

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

Two floors of history exhibits reflecting Elgin’s rich past, including a collection of Elgin Watches and Elgin Road Race memorabilia

$6 $5

Admission for Two or Four to the Museum of Arts & Play (Up to 53% Off)

Museum of Arts & Play

Dyer

Museum highlighting the benefits of play boasts everything from vintage toys to pop culture collectibles 

$16 $9

Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame Culinary Experience for One or Two on March 8th, 2017 (47% Off)

Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame

Navy Pier

See Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame induct notable chefs; open bar & restaurant samples

$95 $50

Schmitty B.: "Rumble Young Man Rumble"

DuSable Museum of African American History

Washington Park

$10 $3.75

Museum Campus, Gangster, or Fireworks Tour for 1 or 2 from Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours (Up to 18% Off)

Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours

Central Chicago

Ride up to some of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks during Museum Campus, Gangster history tours, and fireworks displays

$68 $68

"Nature on Tap"

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

$12 $4.50

$48 for $100 Worth of Gallery Visits — Atkinson-O'Rourke Gallery

Atkinson-o'rourke Gallery

Elmhurst

From the merchant: Voted “Best New Gallery” in Chicagoland. Choose from our vast collection of 100% original paintings and sculptures.

$100 $48

Two-Hour Walking Ghost Tour of Aurora or Naperville for One, Two, or Four from Haunted Hometowns (Up to 56% Off)

Haunted Hometowns, Corp.

Multiple Locations

Ghost-seekers clutch EMF meters on lantern-lit tours through historic and haunted sites as guides relate tales of local specters

$20 $12

One Haunted House VIP or Regular Ultimate Ticket at Dungeon of Doom (Up to 20% Off)

Dungeon of Doom

Zion

Characters such as Dr. Killpatient, Ravage, and Shank the Clown terrify visitors across a 42,000 sq. ft. haunted house

$30 $25

$19 for a Wine Flight and Cheese for Two at The Vino Cellar ($36 Value)

The Vino Cellar

South Itasca

Three white or red wine samples accompanied by a cheese plate

$36 $19

Amphibious Tour for Two or Four from Dells Army Duck Tour (Up to 38% Off)

Dells Army Duck Tour

Wisconsin Dells

Amphibious, WWII-era vehicles take groups on one-hour trips through the natural landscapes and waterways of the Wisconsin Dells

$60 $39

Moonlit Cemetery Tour Admission for One or Two from Afterlife Tours, Inc. (Up to 52% Off)

Afterlife Tours, Inc.

Multiple Locations

Investigate spirits while exploring the historic—and reportedly haunted—landmark of Oakwood Cemetery by moonlight in a guided tour

$40 $20

$37 for a Two-Hour Segway Tour of Downtown Chicago from Segway Experience of Chicago (Up to $65 Value)

Segway Experience of Chicago

Segway Experience of Chicago

Atop a latest-generation Segway PT, guests coast past Buckingham Fountain and Museum Campus, occasionally pausing for photo ops

$65 $37

Self-Guided Chicago Scavenger Hunt for Two, Four, or Six from Big City Hunt (Up to 54% Off)

BigCityHunt

BigCityHunt

Participants gear up and launch the Big City Hunt app to start their own adventure, racing against the clock at a time of their choosing

$40 $22

Admission for Two or Four to Timbavati Wildlife Park (Up to 31% Off)

Timbavati Wildlife Park

Wisconsin Dells

Wildlife park features more than 70 different species, a petting zoo, a train that brings visitors into natural habitats, rides, and more

$39.90 $29

25% Cash Back at Duffy's Tavern and Grille

Duffy's Tavern and Grille

North Side

Claim this deal and get 25% cash back rewards when you pay with your linked Visa card at Duffy’s Tavern and Grille

$0 $0

Chicago Explorer Pass Including Admission to Three or Five Attractions from 20+ Options. Pay Nothing at Gate.

Go City Card

Online Deal

Card grants free admission to 3 or 5 Chicago museums, tours, and attractions, chosen from over 20 options

$49 $40.50

Brewery Package for 2 or 4 with Beer Flights, Tour, and 32-oz Crowlers at Blue Nose Brewery (Up to 49% Off)

Blue Nose Brewery

Hodgkins

New brewery taking the city by storm gives craft-beer lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process that includes six-beer flights

$54 $29

Heaps Haunted Corn Maze Visit with Hayride for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 52% Off)

Heaps Haunted Corn Maze

Clublands

Corn maze spooks guests during encounters with costumed actors; a hayride and flashlight maze provide more easygoing entertainment

$34 $19

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  • Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    Five Things to Know About Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art When he wasn't navigating the world of business as the Chairman of the Board of Meade Electric, Joseph Lizzadro sought refuge in the solitary work of cutting and polishing gems and minerals. Today, Lizzadro's collection lives on as the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. Open since 1962, the museum houses of delicate and intricate artworks and carvings made from rare finds including coral, agatite, gemstones, and jade (Joseph's favorite). Read on to learn more about the museum's effort to preserve art styles that can be hard to find elsewhere. Don’t know much about lapidary art? No problem! The museum has you covered. Start on the recently renovated lower level with The Rock and Mineral Experience, a permanent exhibit that introduces you to the subject with a two-ton petrified log, tourmaline from Brazil, fluorite from Illinois, and copper from Michigan. You can see the piece that started it all. Lizzadro's inspiration came in the form of a tiny jade vase; originally purchased as raw material for a new project, the piece so charmed Lizzadro with its delicate craftsmanship that he couldn't bear to repurpose it. Today, it's on permanent display, and also leant its shape to the museum's logo. There’s plenty of time to stop in. The museum is open six days a week (not Monday), and Fridays are free. Kids have plenty to do. Get them busy with the museum’s scavenger hunt, which sends small groups of kids throughout the museum to track down information on lapidary art. The museum routinely welcomes school and scout groups. Championship rings count as lapidary art. In 2015, the museum ran an exhibit on local sports franchises’ championship rings, with examples representing the Bulls, Blackhawks, Bears, and White Sox. Sadly, championship rings were not made when the Cubs last won the World Series in 1908, so they couldn’t be included.
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    Elmhurst, IL US
    +16308331616
  • Elmhurst Art Museum
    Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, Elmhurst Art Museum displays national shows and the works of deserving regional, national, and international artists. In addition to hosting on going activities in the museum's education center, the museum seeks to spark creativity and foster sensitivity for fine art in the community through stimulating displays, programs, and mind control. Attached to the museum is the historic McCormick House, which is one of only three homes in the United States designed and built by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and then replicated in LEGOs. The museum layout is designed around the house, which stands as a tribute to Mies and has won the Chicago AIA Regional Architecture Award.
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    Elmhurst, IL US
    +16308340202
  • Elmhurst Historical Museum
    The patrons leave satisfied whenever they visit the museum at Elmhurst Historical Museum in Elmhurst. Service and taste make a great restaurant, and that's why you won't be disappointed by this museum. Let the kids come too! Little ones love the activities at this museum just as much as their parents do. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Elmhurst, IL US
    +16308331457
  • Wood Dale Historical Society
    Wood Dale Historical Society in Wood Dale incorporates artistic inquiry with a memorable visitor experience, making it a must-see museum. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Wood Dale, IL US
    +16305958777
  • Cernan Earth and Space Center
    You'll be excited to take a trip to River Grove's finest, the museum at Cernan Earth and Space Center. Sure you could eat at home, but you'll want to take advantage of this museum's restaurant for high-class food. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this museum. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. Cernan Earth and Space Center is obviously the place to be, so get your calendar out and make plans to visit it soon.
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    River Grove, IL US
    +17085833100
  • Trailside Museum
    Use your free time to see the veritable treasures at Trailside Museum's museum in River Forest. Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this museum has the restaurant just for you. At this museum, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    River Forest, IL US
    +17083666530

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