Museums in Naperville, IL


Admission for One, Two, or Four to the Illinois Railway Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Illinois Railway Museum

Evergreen Park

Watch restored antique train cars in operation, then check out memorabilia from the Chicagoland and national rail industries

$10 $5

One or Two Adult Admission Tickets to Farnsworth House (Up to 48% Off)

Farnsworth House

Plano

Tour a radically modern 1951 home designed by influential architect Mies van der Rohe to float above the ground and reflect the forest

$20 $12

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

$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 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

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

$6 $3

Admission for Two or 1-Year Individual or Family Membership at International Museum of Surgical Science (50% Off)

International Museum of Surgical Science

Near North Side

More than 600 art pieces and 7,000 medical artifacts—including a working iron lung—trace the advancement of surgery throughout history

$40 $20

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

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

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 October 13 (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

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

"Pirates & The Jersey Devil" Riverboat Cruise

Independence Seaport Museum Dock

Penn's Landing

$50 $30.99

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

$49 for a Six-Bottle In-Home Wine Tasting for Up to 12 from PRP Wine International ($200 Value)

PRP Wine International

Brookdale Gateway

Wine enthusiasts sample up to six global wines in-home as a staffer expounds on the winemaking process and shares food-pairing ideas

$200 $49

Wine Tasting for 4, 10, or 20 with 50% Off In-Store Purchases at WineStyles (Half Off)

WineStyles

Naperville

Wine tasting and education event features instructor-led tasting of six wines; sessions focus on region or styles

$40 $20

Amphibious-Duck Tour of the Wisconsin Dells for Two or Four from Original Wisconsin Ducks (Up to 37% Off)

Original Wisconsin Ducks®

Wisconsin Dells

In an amphibious vehicle, this tour hits Wisconsin Dells sights on land and water, including the Hawk’s Bill rock formation and Dawn Manor

$55.75 $35

Beer Tastings, Flights, and Unfilled Growlers for Two or Four at Metal Monkey Brewing (Up to 33% Off)

Metal Monkey Brewing

Metal Monkey Brewing

Learn about beer and enjoy plenty of samples at the brewery, such as Goodall Day Blonde and Big Chimpin IPA

$21 $14

$15 for a Brewery Tour for Two or Four with Beer at Penrose Brewing Company ($20 Value)

Penrose Brewing Company

Geneva

Learn about the Geneva brewery’s craft-beer brewing process and sip two 12 oz. beers

$40 $29

$62 for a 90-Minute Architectural Boat Tour for Two from Chicago Line Cruises ($84 Value)

Chicago Line Cruises

Chicago

Award-winning Docents tell the stories behind over 50 “cloud busters” and narrate historical events that influenced the present-day skyline

$84 $62

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

Newport Beach Evening Under the Stars Cruise - Any Available Cruise Through September 30, 2016

Newport Landing Cruises

Newport Beach

$25 $14.75

Upper Dells Boat Tour for Two or Four from Dells Boat Tours (Up to 17% Off)

Dells Boat Tours

Upper Dells Boat Tour Dock

Take in all that’s magnificent about the Dells on this two-hour trek through the area’s sandstone formations and secret river passageways

$53.40 $45

$12 for Country Crawl 2016: Brunch, Drinks, and Music on Saturday, September 10, at 11 a.m. ($22.85 Value)

CHI Life Events

Old Crow Smokehouse

Admission to a Nashville-themed Wrigleyville bar crawl. Tickets include a t-shirt, a brunch buffet, gift cards to use on the crawl & more!

$22.85 $12

Tour for Two or Four with Bloody-Mary Mix, Hats, and Rocks Glasses at Fox River Distilling Company (Up to 43% Off)

Fox River Distilling Company

Geneva

Tour the distillery, which produces vodka, gin, and moonshine, and leave with bloody-mary mixes, hats, and rocks glasses

$47 $27

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

24- or 48-Hour Passes to Guided Tours from Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. (Up to 29% Off)

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Multiple Locations

Guides narrate sights of the Windy City as double deckers cruise to multiple stops downtown and in neighborhoods; “hop on hop off” access

$45 $32

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  • DuPage Children's Museum
    In 1987, Louise Beem and Dorothy Carpenter were early-childhood-education specialists. Based on their combined experience—gained from teaching preschool, founding the College of DuPage's early-childhood-education program, and being grandmothers—the two friends felt that traditional methods of teaching youngsters were less than optimal at the time. Their brainchild, the DuPage Children's Museum, began that same year. The pair designed the museum's colorful exhibits to incorporate interactive and open-ended elements, which they believed more closely matched the way kids learn and naturally process information, a discovery they say has now been corroborated by findings in neuroscience research. In that vein, the three-story museum engages young neurons with interactive art, math, and science-themed attractions. Giving little hands the chance to explore, the AWEsome Electricity exhibit bridges the gap between the electric-powered gadgets and lights families use every day to where all that nonbreakfast-based energy comes from. Kids learn how electricity gets from one place to another and what its basic units are while at play in the museum's signature hands-on spaces. Elsewhere, the Young Explorers exhibit is designed for children aged 2 and under, who develop math skills by learning concepts such as sorting and patterning and express their creativity by experimenting with color and light.
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    Naperville, IL US
    +16306378000
  • Naper Settlement
    In 1969, a group of history lovers saved the Civil War–era St. John's Episcopal Church from demolition, and in so doing gave birth to Naper Settlement, an outdoor history museum that preserves a slice of 19th-century life. Over the decades, more and more buildings have been restored and moved to the settlement grounds, building up a massive testament to times past and earning dozens of awards in the process. Size: 30 historic buildings spread across 12 acres Eye Catchers: the staff, who don costumes and take on personas from the 19th century Permanent Mainstay: Brushstrokes of the Past—3,500 sq. ft. of art, artifacts, photos, and other relics that chart Naperville's history Crown Jewel:Martin Mitchell Mansion, a 12-room celebration of 19th-century luxury and one of the settlement's original buildings Pro Tip: use Naper Settlement's app to explore the grounds and baffle those who've forgot what century they're in
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    Naperville, IL US
    +16304206010
  • Easton Corbin & Jerrod Niemann
    Extraordinary art exhibitions and beautiful collections can be found at Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum in Lisle. Every great place has a restaurant on the side. When you come to this museum, it's no different. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this museum — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little customers and their folks. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Lisle, IL US
    +16308296405
  • Dupage County Historical Museum
    Art connoisseurs flock to Wheaton's Dupage County Historical Museum, where you can catch a glimpse of some of the best and brightest. Sure you could eat at home, but you'll want to take advantage of this museum's restaurant for high-class food. At this museum, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Wheaton, IL US
    +16306827343
  • Kline Creek Farm
    West Chicago is home to some natural beauty as well, and Kline Creek Farm is a lovely outdoor perk. Every great place has a restaurant on the side. When you come to this museum, it's no different. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to this museum — they'll love the scene here as much as mom and dad. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    West Chicago, IL US
    +16308765900
  • West Chicago Historical Soc
    Get ready for some serious visual stimulation at West Chicago's West Chicago Historical Society-Kruse House Museum, where art experts and novices come together. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    West Chicago, IL US
    +16302310564

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