The Chicago Children?s Museum is a world-class museum located in Chicago?s Navy Pier area. The museum was built specifically for children with the mission of creating a community where playing and learning meet and intersect.
Visiting children at the Chicago Children?s Museum are encouraged to create, explore and discover new things together with their parents. The Chicago Children?s Museum features a lot of different attractions for kids to enjoy. These attractions include three vibrant and colorful floors which contain different types of exhibits that will help kids learn about new things. Other floors contain activity centers that help provide a new sensory experience that teaches kids to do a lot of things which includes reading and writing.
The Chicago Children?s Museum attraction includes the Dinosaur Expedition where children can spend all afternoon or all day digging for dinosaur bones in a real excavation pit. Kids can also learn about machinery through the attraction in the museum called ?WaterWays? where they can learn the power and value of water through an interactive system of pulleys and pipes.
Kids can also choose to go and draw all day with the Kraft Artabounds Studio or learn more about the community with the attraction called Kids Town. Kids Town also features a real CTA bus and a mini grocery store that caters specifically for children.
For toddlers and infants together with their parents, the Chicago Children?s Museum also features the unique Pritzker Playspace which was designed to teach both kids and their parents at the same time. Children who dream of becoming fire fighters can go and do so with the exhibit called ?Play it Safe? which features authentic fire trucks and a firehouse to help teach both kids and their parents the concept of safety.
Skyline is a must-see exhibit in the Chicago Children?s Museum that was funded by the National Science Foundation. The exhibit helps educate kids about science, art, technology and engineering and educates them as well regarding the structures of Chicago?s tallest buildings.