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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.
Check out CHOM for Halloween! Bring the kids in costume (or not!) and have some fund with the scavenger hunt and pick up some treats before it’s time to go home! Open 2 – 6 PM (normal hours!) on Thursday. Click the link for more information. Standard admission fees apply for non-members.
The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois (CHOM) appoints Sarah Flashing as the museum’s new executive director.
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...