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Chicago Children's Museum tickets

Gate Prices Adult $14.95
Child (3-12) $14.95

Located on Navy Pier, the Chicago Children’s Museum is the perfect educational destination for kids and their families. Filled with awesome, interactive exhibits, hands-on programs, and free daily art classes, the Chicago Children’s Museum is the ideal kid-friendly attraction. Combine it with a visit to the rides at Navy Pier for a fun and educational day!

Each exhibit at the Chicago Children’s Museum provides kids with a different learning experience. Featured exhibits include: the “Play it Safe exhibit, which offers kids the chance to explore a realistic firehouse; “Dinosaur Expedition,” which allows kids to explore the excavation pit where the fossils of Suchomimus – a giant fish-eating dinosaur – were discovered in 1997; and “Tinkering Lab”, a DIY maker-space that lets kids have the freedom to innovate and explore using real tools and materials.

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Getting In

Present your Pass at the admissions desk.


Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursdays open until 8:00pm


September 3 - 5 for annual cleaning, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice. On rare occasions this attraction closes early due to private functions outside of the control of Smart Destinations.


All children 12 months and over must have a Pass or pay admission.

Note: Chicago Children's Museum will be closed Tuesday, September 5 - Friday September, 8 for annual maintenance and cleaning.


Navy Pier
700 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Public Transportation

Take CTA: From downtown connect with buses #29 State, #65 Grand, #66 Chicago or the #124 Navy Pier Express directly to the museum at Navy Pier. Free Trolley service is available daily between Navy Pier and State Street between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

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