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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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A hidden gem of a museum

There is a little known gem of a museum in Evanston that is among the finest smaller museums in or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evanston, Illinois
A hidden gem in an off the beaten tourist path suburb that has many attractions

So we wanted to meet our of town friends on somewhat neutral turf (they live in Milwaukee) and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 1 week ago

There is a little known gem of a museum in Evanston that is among the finest smaller museums in or around the Chicago area. The Halim Time and Glass museum houses a world class collection of horological instruments from around the world, highlighting the progress...More

Thank shurerichard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we wanted to meet our of town friends on somewhat neutral turf (they live in Milwaukee) and, after a search, stumbled on the Halim Museum. Wow. Wow. Wow! Forget that it is roughly equivalently between WI and Chicago (our search criteria); make a point...More

Thank Tomosius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was on our summer break bucket list, and so glad we made it! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Halim Museum! Our family, including 2 children (5 and 8 y.o), was in complete awe of the magnificent collection, and received a education...More

Thank Flyingfam1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This brand-new museum in Evanston (will be a 1-yr old in Sept. 2018) is a rare jewel. Our visit was on a Sunday afternoon and it could not have been a better venue for being inside during a hot afternoon. The building is new, nicely...More

1  Thank PhuVanTu
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I had a guest here in Chicago visiting from NYC and I wanted to show him something different. I had read months before about the new Halim Time Museum in Evanston, Il but never made it over there, so I thought we would give it...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Several days ago I paid a visit to the Halim Museum of Time and Glass. It was my first (but certainly not my last visit). If you are in search of Beauty, that is the ideal venue. I have visited literally hundreds of museums in...More

Thank juliuskaplan0308
Reviewed 22 July 2018

It is worth the drive to this museum, that is located in the beautiful and serene neighborhood of Evaston. The Museum contains amazing pieces of art in window leaded glass, some of the biggest and more exceptional pieces from American artists such as Louis Comfort...More

Thank Rosa J
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I recently visited the Halim Time and Glass Museum in Evanston, IL. I didn’t really know what to expect, but the museum went beyond my expectations. There are over 1,000 clocks and watches and pieces of stained glass contained in this 5 story building. Most...More

1  Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This place will knock your socks off whether your a seasoned collector of stained glass and/or clocks, or a newbie just checking it out. Tremendously high quality, well-preserved collection. The number of items was much more than I expected.

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very interesting and well-displayed exhibits. The time pieces and stained glass were fascinating in their own unique ways. We had excellent docents for both exhibits who provided an overview and highlight tour, and we're glad we had additional time to revisit the displays. Good small...More

Thank Julie R
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