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Kohl Children's Museum

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Address: 2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026-8074
Phone Number: +1 847-832-6600
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon 09:30 - 12:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a...

A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a life-sized train car and a water room.

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Educational and Fun!

This museum offers self directed exploration and a wealth of fun learning experiences for young children. Kids can try several activities from engineering a train, to shopping in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ferns444
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum offers self directed exploration and a wealth of fun learning experiences for young children. Kids can try several activities from engineering a train, to shopping in a grocery store or cashiering and preparing sandwiches and shakes at a cafe. There's an animal clinic, a baby nursery, a car wash/repair station and a house under construction, all equipped with... More 

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Washington, DC, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time for a family party. Excellent venue with lots of opportunities for children to engage. I highly recommend!

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Wadsworth, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have a membership and go whenever the weather is questionable. No matter how often we go, my 2 year old loves it.

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Thank Jodi L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Took our 3 children ages 2-4 and had such a fun day here. Loved the pretend supermarket and cafe. I probably would not come on a Saturday again as it was super busy and you feel rushed so other kids can have a turn. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Holland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Was there for a children's birthday party. We had a wonderful time. There are a lot of interactive exhibits for kids of all ages. The "green screen" was a fun feature. Our 3 yr old granddaughter had a blast pretending to be a weathergirl. Highly recommend this museum.

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Thank Madeline K
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with my 5 and 8 year old boys and they had a blast. They had about a dozen rooms and the kids enjoyed every one of them.

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Thank bluelabel23
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I was there with a 10 year old boy. All the activities there were not quite engaging for him. We still could play there for 2.5 hours, but not in the ways the activities were designed. We made up our own games. Many stuff do not work the way there were designed anyway. The outside space was closed due to... More 

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Thank Alexander G
Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place is wonderful for a rainy day. There is one caveat. If your child is under 5, get there when it opens. That way there are no "big kids" to bump into or have to share the fun stuff.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter had a blast at the museum during her first visit. The other children were enjoying themselves as well. Lots of stuff to explore. Her favorite exhibit was the grocery store. Definitely will take guests from out of town next time.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I took my young nephew, and he really enjoyed the indoor activities, especially the car wash. The outside was even better! I had a lot of fun as well. There were these seats, where you just sat in them, and you started whirling around at an angle. That was a pleasant surprise. The sculptures outside were also nice. The playgrounds... More 

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