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Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences - CLOSED

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Better in its former iteration

Formerly located on Lake, this was a great little museum, but leaves something to be desired now... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2015
Brianna A
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Chicago, Illinois
fun fun fun

brengs the night skys into your life as if you were standing in the stars.but there are others... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2015
Joseph L
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Jan 23, 2017
“NO LONGER EXISTS”
Jul 25, 2016
“Museum HAS CLOSED and moved to the Peoria Riverfront Museum”
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1125 W Lake Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-5935
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Museum moved out with the building of the Riverfront museum. Not serve why it has not been removed yet.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This was a great little museum in its day but is now closed. Most of the museum's collections are now property of the Peoria Riverfront Museum which is much bigger and better.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank taxed1
Reviewed November 13, 2015

The place closed and moved to the river front which was a bad idea. The city wasted money on the new museum and so did Caterpillar.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank L Kieth W
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Formerly located on Lake, this was a great little museum, but leaves something to be desired now that it's moved to the riverfront. The museum is best for younger kids, but adults will likely be bored.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Brianna A
Reviewed September 10, 2015

brengs the night skys into your life as if you were standing in the stars.but there are others things to see.great for the whole family.well worth the time

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Joseph L
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Rotating exhibits and hand-on for the kids. Always a great place to take the family and the kids will enjoy it.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Artemis F
Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The sculptures outside were the best part of the visit. They were in the front and the rear of the museum displayed very well

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Lakeview Museum was the best at it's former location on Lake Ave. Small building but had awesome exhibits and new exhibits rotated every couple of months. It's no longer there and has moved to the Riverfront where it's disappointing now. Very large building and less...More

Date of experience: February 2014
8  Thank 139mike139
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Very nice museum with events and displays for the entire family. Great gift shop and always top notch displays.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank IllinoisBombom
Reviewed June 4, 2013

It's been years since I've been there, but the kids & I enjoyed it. They had a lot of cool, interactive displays.

Thank Jackie G
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