8 Hands-On Discovery Museums In Illinois That Will Teach You Something New

No matter how old you get, you’ll always be a kid at heart. Rekindle that youthful spirit at one of these eight discovery museums in Illinois where adventure and learning are intertwined.

You’ll find science, make-believe, and everything in between at these excellent children’s museums. Scroll on for details about each one.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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What other discovery museums do you like to visit? Share your favorite places with us below in the comments.