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Kohl Children's Museum

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Address: 2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026-8074
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+1 847-832-6600
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09:30 - 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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OK/they charge for adults to go in which is bogus

I am 8 years old and this is my review Eat before you go because the lines are really long for food I've had a good time going here as I grew up but now that I'm eight I'm getting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
fraink
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am 8 years old and this is my review Eat before you go because the lines are really long for food I've had a good time going here as I grew up but now that I'm eight I'm getting a little old but I can still spend one hour here and have a lot of fun

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Thank fraink
Inverness, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 3 year old granddaughter to the museum. She, of course, loved the place; however, I was very disappointed. I found it to be dirty and many of the hands on items broken. The stuffed animals which were throughout the museum were filthy. I understand that many children handle them daily, but they can be washed and should... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went here with our grandchildren during Christmas week and loved it. There is a huge selection of interactive stations and plenty of staff to help. I liked that they limit tickets so it is not overly crowded.

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Thank Alan S
Bellaire, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I took my two grandkids (2 1/2 and 8 months) the day after Christmas. Children under 1 year old are free. This is a well organized place amidst the bedlam caused by a bunch of little kids. The interactive displays were interesting to the kids and kept their attention. We spent about 2 hours there and the kids had a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We have a membership to kohls and here at least once a month, more frequently when the weather is cold. My toddler loves the car, music and train displays...also anything involving balls. I find early mornings are the best time. It gets quite busy by 11:00 and seems to die down again an hour before closing.

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Thank GiCo076
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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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Thank Ferns444
Washington, DC, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 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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