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Kohl Children's Museum

  • 2100 Patriot Blvd. Map It
  • Glenview

Published 08/31/2015

Fodor's Review

Adults are hard-pressed to get youngsters to leave the 16 hands-on exhibits at this Glenview museum. Here toddlers to eight-year-olds can learn about solar power or how sounds make music. They can don a white jacket and be pretend doctors in a baby nursery or vets in an animal hospital. Kids can also get into home construction in "Hands on House" or tire changing at "Car Care," and, of course, there is a spot to put on raincoats and play in the water. When weather permits, the 2-acre "Habitat Park," just outside, is a great place for bug hunting, wall painting, and wandering through a grass maze.

Sight Information


2100 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, Illinois, 60026, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $11
  • Mon.–Sat. 9:30–5 (Mon. until noon only Sept.–May), Sun. noon–5

Published 08/31/2015


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