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Kohl Children's Museum

Address: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone Number: 847 832 6600
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Glenview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
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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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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
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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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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119 reviews 119 reviews
17 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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120 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a pretty average children's museum, which I think would be fun for kids up to about 8 or 9. It had a grocery store, animal hospital, baby hospital, water play area, home building area, reading area, potbellies restaurant, and probably a few other things I've forgotten. It seemed a little expensive for a suburban kid's museum, and it... More

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Dallas, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I went with a 9 yr old and two 10 year olds. We went on a Monday morning in mid June. It wasn't overly crowded. The kids were able to interact and play with all of the exhibits without waiting. Although there were several activities that were focused at toddlers (mock grocery, potbelly's store, etc.) there were enough activities that... More

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