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Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays for Families

March 14, April 11, May 9, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Every second Saturday of the month is family day at the Chicago History Museum! Drop by to discover what makes Chicago unique and experience history in unexpected ways. Our trained volunteers, the Fun Timers, will guide you in exploring the city and its stories through hands-on activities and make-and-take crafts.

Cost: Free for kids 12 and under. Free for adults with Museum admission. No reservations needed.

Second Saturdays at the Chicago History Museum is supported by a gift from the Siragusa Foundation.


Family Night: All Aboard!

Friday, April 17, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Inspired by Railroaders: Jack Delano’s Homefront Photography, hear tales of the rails and discover adventure on the tracks at this special event for families. Listen to live folk music, play train bingo, create a railroad lantern, and more. A family photo booth and trackless train rides highlight this unforgettable event! Designed for families with children ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult and vice versa.

Cost: Free for kids. $5 adults

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