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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 things to do 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

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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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Chicago, IL
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38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What more can you say when you have a great outdoor area, and all the best play areas indoors? Kids love the grocery store, bus, climbing areas and changing exhibits. So fun to watch them touch everything they can.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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161 attraction reviews
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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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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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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
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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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14 attraction reviews
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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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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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