Chicago Children's Museum

5.0 Museum 700 E Grand Ave Chicago

Play-based learning museum located on Navy Pier. Popular exhibits help you learn about everything from dinosaurs to fire safety. There's even an area just for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The museum is open daily from 10am to 5pm and tickets are $14 for both kids and adults (children under 1 are free). Memberships are available and include special members only mornings from 9am to 10am.

  • Parking — Yes

    Navy pier garages offer paid indoor parking. Museum members get a discount.

  • Good for Nursing — Yes

    Amenities include nursing chairs throughout the museum, a nursing room, plentiful changing tables, including private family bathrooms, a bottle warmer (in the Pritzker Playspace), and other amenities that make the museum visit easy and enjoyable.

  • Mothers Room — Yes

    The museum has a edicated nursing mothers room.

  • Good for Play — Yes


Great environment


Fun place for kids! Best part, they can make as big of a mess as they want and you don't have to clean it up.

Ignite your child’s imagination at the new “Once Upon a Castle” exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum complete with secret tunnels to explore, ropes to climb up, and costumes to try on.

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