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Glenview History Center

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Not to be missed if you are a history buff.

The Glenview History Center has limited space and hours when they are open, but they do a very good... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2015
pvrlover
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Glenview, Illinois
Good place to visit for info on Chicago

Good cheap parking and easy to find. The staff were very helpful and the living history parts where... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2015
keithLamp
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London, United Kingdom
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Sep 6, 2015
“Not to be missed if you are a history buff.”
Jun 28, 2015
“free and fun family outing”
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1121 Waukegan Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-3036
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

The Glenview History Center has limited space and hours when they are open, but they do a very good job of displaying and promoting the history of Glenview. Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. The center is also an active participant in the activities of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank pvrlover
Reviewed June 28, 2015

The yellow farmhouse was built in 1864 and was occupied until 1965, when it was sold to the local historical society. The farm originally covered 120 acres, including what is now most of downtown Glenview. The family also owned and operated a grist mill about...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

Good cheap parking and easy to find. The staff were very helpful and the living history parts where you get to talk to the actors were brilliant. Good café there and outside seating next to the river.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you live in Glenview and want to know more about the early days, a visit to the history center is a fun thing to do, especially with your kids. Staged as a turn of the century home, the lifestyle is truly on display, including...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank dreytuch
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The volunteers are what make this tour, as they take you around the house and tell stories; set the scene. Interesting and worth a visit.

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