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Kohl Children's Museum

Address: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone Number: 847 832 6600
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89%
Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Glenview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Owner description: A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a life-sized train car and a water...
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Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a life-sized train car and a water room.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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249 reviews 249 reviews
145 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of our favorite places to go when visiting our grandchildren in Evanston. Excellent interactive exhibits for children to explore and learn. Great place to fill hours in a child's day. Safe and understandably always very busy.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Take your children or grandchildren and visit this museum. It is a family owned place and is very classy and sophisticated. It offers unlimited opportunities for kids to grow , learn many skills and practice their life experiences. It is expensive but worth going anyway. You can try to get tickets on Groupon or livingsocial for a half of the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Take your kids to this museum. It's smart, educational, interacting and engaging. Kids can learn important skills that they will use in their future lives. We've been there many times and it is always fun place to be. Tickets are expensive but you can buy them on Groupon or other promotional sites.

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Glenview, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This marvelous museum allows children to observe, interact and learn with parents, grandparents and peers. There seems to be exhibits and activities for every interest and all ages. Grandparents can get involved or observe and enjoy the excitement.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We live nearby so we have yearly passes and my grandkids would go everyday if it was up to them. It really is a delightful place and fun for both kids and parents/g'parents. Very interactive and educational. Even my 18 month old grandkid is occupied for hours! And my 4 year old is in heaven. The area also has a... More 

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Wheeling, IL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My daughter enjoyed visiting here but it is pricey for young kids. They don't offer discount pricing for homeschoolers. It is hands and kids love it. Parking was free which is a bonus and there is a cafe in the building, however we didn't eat there.

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Glenview, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Kohls Childrens Museum has interactive rooms that entice children from 2 years old and up. The children learn about science and gain understanding of concepts based on where they are cognitively. If they do not understand a concept, they can just have fun interacting with the many experiences available to them

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Greenville, South Carolina
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18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Best parts of the Museum are the restaurant and the outdoor park area ( with things to find lists). Many displays inside are hard for children to work, as they just don't have the strength they demand. It's very difficult to build a great Children's Museum, and Kohl again confirms that.

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Chicago, Illinois
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126 reviews 126 reviews
20 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Kohl Children's Museum is a great place for young kids to spend an hour or two. There are so many things for them to explore here and it always seems new to them!

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Ohio
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270 reviews 270 reviews
124 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Kohl's Children Museum will keep the kids occupied for hours. It is a museum that teaches kids about science and the world around them in a way that truly engages them and entertains them. I remember going to this museum when I was a child and it was in Evanston...I believe. Now in Glenview, the museum is so much larger... More 

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