The Chicago Children’s Museum teaches through discovery and play. By creating interactive exhibits, the museum allows for kids to learn through experience. With over 12 exhibits to participate in, there is easily a day’s worth of entertainment at the Chicago Children’s Museum.
One of the more popular exhibits at the museum, the Dinosaur Expedition acts as a realistic dig site. It is created off of a dig site where a new type of dinosaur was recently discovered and allows for kids to recreate the experience. Once the kids have collected parts of the new dinosaur, they are invited to compare them to the sample bones of other dinosaurs.
Kids Town gives kids the opportunity to do grown up tasks in a controlled environment. They can go grocery shopping, learn how to change a tire, work on their problem solving and literacy skills. This section of the museum is perfect for younger children who are curious about how the adult world works.
Don’t be afraid to get wet as you venture to this immersive water filled experience. The goal of WaterWays is to teach about the power of water and how it works as a power source as well as a transportation surface. With several hands on displays, this is the perfect spot to learn about water.