Museums in Illinois

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Lakeview Museum
Museum of arts and sciences.

Garfield Farm and Inn Museum
Museum that brings together the farming experiences of the past 150 years.

Pullman Historic District
Historic city created by George M. Pullman as the first planned model industrial town.

Kohl Children's Museum
Museum featuring hands-on exhibits for children.

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum
Museum allows visitors to experience a portrait of the life of a Midwestern family during the Gilded Age.

Oriental Institute Museum
Museum that exhibits major collections of antiquities from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Iran, Syria, Palestine and Anatolia.

Ernest Hemingway Museum
Museum that fosters understanding of the life and work of Ernest Hemingway.

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Museum serves as a vehicle for public science education.

Early American Museum
Museum uses its collections to nurture an appreciation of history, particularly the history of Champaign County and east-central Illinois.

Museum of Broadcast Communications
Museum offers a display of exhibits covering the history of broadcast communications.

Interactive science center

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
Museum of science and astronomy and planetarium.

Downers Grove Park District Museum
Museum consists of objects related to the history of the Downers Grove community and persons connected to the area.

Art Institute of Chicago
Art museum and school.

A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Gallery
Museum celebrating A. Philip Randolph and the African American railroad attendant.

David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art
Museum of art that houses a permanent collection of objects spanning five centuries of both Western and Eastern civilizations.

University Museum - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Museum provides exhibitions in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Illinois State Museum
System of museums and galleries serving the people of Illinois.

Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum
Museum preserves the life and times of Johnny Gruelle, who created the storybook characters Raggedy Ann and Andy.

Krannert Art Museum
Museum located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Champaign.

Peace Museum
Museum dedicated to promoting the cause of peace.

Chicago Academy of Sciences Nature Museum
Institution dedicated to promoting scientific literacy.

Field Museum of Natural History
Museum campus includes the John G. Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium.

Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum
Museum displays and preserves the history of Chanute Air Force Base, the US Air Force and Illinois aviation.

Spertus Museum
Collection acquaints visitors with Jewish religion and culture around the world.

Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago)
Museum offers exhibitions of art created since 1945.

Chicago Historical Society
Institution that collects, interprets and presents the history of Chicago and Illinois.

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