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Kohl Children's Museum

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Address: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone Number: 847 832 6600
Today
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a...
A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a life-sized train car and a water room.
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Worth the cost.

I thought it was a bit pricey, but when we got inside, I realized it is worth it. Lots of things for young ones. Totally accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. Lots of places... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Ottawa
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I thought it was a bit pricey, but when we got inside, I realized it is worth it. Lots of things for young ones. Totally accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. Lots of places for grandparents to sit and watch.

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Northbrook, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Kohl's Children's Museum is a multi experiential playground for younger children. From toddler to about ages 6 or 7, children can have hands on experiences while learning about music, weights and measures, shopping and so many other areas of interest.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Fully interactive play from toddler through about 7 to 8 yrs old. On par with similar in big cities around the world. Indoor and outdoor. Kosi Cafe. Lots of parking. Overall clean and well maintained. A good day out.

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Marshfield, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I loved that all the exhibits were in separate rooms. Most of the issues we had while here were with patrons of the museum, not the museum itself. I have a son in a wheelchair and people were just plain rude - letting their kids butt in front of him in line for things and refusing to let us thru... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love children's museum, they open kidos mind. And give them opportunity to play and learn according their personality. I've been to couple of children's museum this one comes in second place. Really good not super spacious but if you go in less busy day than perfect. With groupon you can save too. Parking space is good if not crowded... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

The museum has very interesting and fun things for children up to 10 years old. The younger kids enjoy the "grocery" store, the "Pot Belly's Restaurant etc. The older kids enjoy the water room, create a play & many other attractions. Stop in, there are always new displays etc.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Though you can go anytime, just when it gets depressing due to the crappy winter weather, this is the perfect place to bring the toddlers and let them let off steam and learn. There are plenty of things to do for the kids that are interactive. You can work with them, or there are places to sit, if they tire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We were on a fast trip to the Chicago area and it was freezing cold. We wanted to do something special with my toddler grandson. This is the perfect place for young children. It is educational and fun. The museum employees are very nice and the museum is kept very clean. My grandson really loved it and we enjoyed watching... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I often visit this place with my son who loves this place. He especially likes the water theme. Pretty big place with plenty stuff to keep the kids active. They have marts where they can do little shopping with the little shopping carts. They have a music room where they can play drums and xylophone. I highly recommend this place... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I took my kids, 5 and 2, here over the weekend. Overall it was great for kids their age... not sure how much older kids (over 7) would really get out of this but for younger kids it was nice. But this is a cool place to take them out for the morning. The Kohl Museum has several parent experiences... More 

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Additional Information about Kohl Children's Museum

Address: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone Number: 847 832 6600
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glenview
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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