Children's Hands-On Museum of NW IL
The mission of the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois is to Inspire all children and families to learn, explore, and create through interactive experiences.
The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois has joined Museums for All, a signature access program to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.
Come in & Explore!
Get away from the gadgets and have some real hands-on fun together exploring our interactive exhibits. And it’s okay for grown-ups to play too.
Uncle Mike from Pint Size Polkas helps families at CHOM celebrate the fantastic European tradition of Oktoberfest. Learn a little bit of the German language, a craft, and learn about the history of polka music. Join us for this fun musical program that's fun for all...
Visit CHOM from 10 am til 2 pm on September 21 to “LEAVE” your mark on our CHOM tree! Join the fun! Bring your whole family to place your hand print on our CHOM Tree. Make a donation and enjoy refreshments and add to the new fall colors of CHOM! Take home your child’s handprint ready for framing!
Recommended donation: $10 per person / $50 per family.
The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois (CHOM) has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all...