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Halim Time & Glass Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What a surprise

We expected to spend a hour but needed to be chased out at closing time after spending almost twice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith - David S
Evanston, Illinois
A hidden jewel in Evanston

On a recent trip to Evanston to visit family, my cousin and I explored the Museum. We started with... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
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The Halim Time & Glass Museum is a world class collection of historic timepieces, stained glass windows, and other decorative arts. Permanent exhibits include the American Stained Glass Masters, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Gallery and Clocks of the...more
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1560 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4234
+1 224-714-5600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected to spend a hour but needed to be chased out at closing time after spending almost twice as long in the clock/watch portion. One does not need to be a collector of timepieces (we are not) or even know the meaning of horology...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith - David S
Reviewed November 1, 2018

On a recent trip to Evanston to visit family, my cousin and I explored the Museum. We started with a guided tour of the clock floor, but soon ventured off on our own as we were so transfixed by the displays and descriptions that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

My teenage son and I have been here twice--both times I have visited him at NU. The museum cannot be adequately described and must be experienced. Go when you have at least 2 hours to spend. You will not regret it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lajean2015
Reviewed October 14, 2018

During a visit to the Chicago area we came upon this small museum housing Mr. Halim's personal collection of stained glass, clocks, and navigation instruments. The building is small, but it is cleverly designed to accommodate an impressive array of clocks from around the world...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen251
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

When I heard “stained glass and clocks” I didn’t imagine all this! It’s a magnificent museum —brand new. The presentations are beautiful and amazing. The stained glass is wonderful art — so colorful and awe inspiring. There are many pieces of grand scale. Amazing! The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roberto-del-Peru
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I was amazed that this museum is within minutes of my home. It felt like something I would expect to visit in one of Europe's major cities. The tour guide we had was quite knowledgeable and enhanced our visit. I wished I had scheduled more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gwkelly52
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Museum has a beautiful collection of stained glass including a room devoted to Tiffany works. The collection of over 1100 time pieces is beautifully displayed with amazing works. The building itself was designed to make the collection shine. The staff couldn’t have been more helpful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dodiew423
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning collection of intricately crafted pieces of art. I loved that we were invited to touch the stained glass pieces, and the videos allowing us to experience the sound and movement of many of the clocks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cvharkey
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We couldn't get over how extensive this collection of clocks was. Quite a history lesson. Very well done. The beautiful stained glass windows were an added plus.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We loved the stained glass. So beautiful! And the clocks! 1001 clocks. From the beginning. And from around the world. This museum is relatively new and so very impressive.

Date of experience: September 2018
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