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Kohl Children's Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Awesome Children's Museum

My 7 year old niece and 4 year old nephew had a blast. They loved the water room and painting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gurnee, Illinois
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Best Children's Museum Yet

Thoughtfully geared to small children... the grocery store, the cafe, and transportation centers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“grocery store”(19 reviews)
“water room”(11 reviews)
“young kids”(8 reviews)
A bright and friendly place for children of all ages, featuring a life-sized train car and a water room.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026-8074
+1 847-832-6600
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My 7 year old niece and 4 year old nephew had a blast. They loved the water room and painting their own faces. I highly recommend this place

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deedawg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoughtfully geared to small children... the grocery store, the cafe, and transportation centers caprivated our 4 yr old twins imagination. The music room introduces many musical concepts ... we made our own song too! We spent two hours there and could easily have stayed longer....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My mom used to take me here when I was little and I'm 27 now and remember it. I absolutely loved the grocery store and there was a painting room. To this day I love grocery shopping..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ashleysM4005GF
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Most of this was way over the head of our 14 month old grandson. But our 4 yo granddaughter - most, not all ,exhibits she could participate in.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jeannieburke37
Reviewed 16 July 2018

At first, was a little bit concerned with the steep $13/person (adult and child) admission price and the museum, all on one floor, didn't seem very large. However, once we got going, we realized the space was subdivided into many interesting exhibits for the kids....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M3349ZSjasonp
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We took our two grandchildren (ages 10 and 5) here for some child-worthy R & R. The order one acted as a tour guide, helping the 5 year old navigate the various stations and experiences. A great time was had by all.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had a blast here with my 21 month old - he absolutely loved the water table, the train exhibit and the mock nursery. Reasonably priced, we will be looking to go again if we’re back in the area

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank N5227OS
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Perfect kids museum for toddler to about 8 years old. Many exhibits and we spent about 2 hours here. Definitely one of the better children’s museums I have visited. Best part for me was the Cosi location inside the museum, every Cosi location I know...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chilady34
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

When in town I’ve visited over the winter and recently this month again with friends and family. It’s so much fun for the kids to run around and explore all of the different rooms and areas. I love that it is all on one level.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mairghreadj
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I took my 5 yo niece and 4 & 2 yo nephews and they had so much fun. So much to do and you cant possibly do everything in one day. They were so tired from the day and they went to bed early without...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Rhonda R
17 November 2018|
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Response from GerfnitAuthor | Reviewed this property |
A very large, free parking lot (I just captured a screen shot from Google Maps that I can't include in this answer)
30 March 2018|
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Response from Bjshanks | Reviewed this property |
Toddler to 6 years probably would have better time. My older child is 8 and she lost interest after a while
Cassie S
19 March 2018|
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Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
Kohl Children's Museum focuses on age group 0-8 which is more in-line with Dupage Children's Museum. Chicago Children's Museum caters to a larger age group range. What is nice about the 0-8 age group focus is that the... More