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The Grove

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My niece's wedding

Fantastic place to get married. Very easy to get into and out of the location which was right in... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Wisconsin Dells,

The paths and displays were very enjoyable. There were lots of educational places within the park... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Michael K
Cape Coral, Florida
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1421 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL 60025-1436
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent choice for new residents to experience early days of area beginning with coexistence of settlers with native American inhabitants. Superb volunteers in period costume with wide knowledge (lovely UI student working summer) of 19th c. home and out buildings and a pleasant volunteer...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Fantastic place to get married. Very easy to get into and out of the location which was right in the middle of town. Great people who provided excellent service for the wedding which went off without a single hitch! Food was provided by The Grove...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The paths and displays were very enjoyable. There were lots of educational places within the park that we saw

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Many years ago, in another life, I drove "school buses"! The Grove was a favorite place for the Schools in the close NW suburbs of Chicago. This site can be visited at any season, summer or winter with the snow. It is a historic site....More

Thank BubbeSuzie
Reviewed 26 June 2018

been here dozens of times, good locale for relaxing, fun festival events, or just walk about for an afternoon, Nature makes the different, as the place is same, but nature can change one scene one day to another the next day. Good trail for bike...More

Thank Barnett F
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Went last week with my husband and had a great experience. Beautiful natural preserved grounds with animals to see in a free environment. Free tours by era dressed volunteers who gave you a history lesson on the buildings, there including the house of John Kennicott...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Extremely pretty site and there is so much to see, it's worth your while to make a few trips. Kids will find the animals fascinating and there are plenty of interesting historical facts to intrigue the adults!

Thank foodmom4life
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I The grove is a wonderful spot to go for a walk and to rest a while , the area is well set out the buildings and concepts are for all to see and enjoy , been many times , will go again

Thank Maxi2005
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is a great place to take school children on field trips to experience some of the nature of the Illinois prairie and woods. A respite from suburban sprawl

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is my third review for the Grove (see also June, 2014 and June, 2015) and there is always something new and interesting to discover. This time I'd like to focus on the Interpretive Center, the blacksmith shop, and the daffodils and peony bushes. The...More

1  Thank illinoistravelere
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Shannon H
12 March 2018|
Response from RoadTrip60076 | Reviewed this property |
The nature center is indoors so I would think it would be fine. The outdoor portion would be dependent on the weather.
8 September 2017|
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Response from klaus724 | Reviewed this property |
no entrance fee the last time I was there. As for hours of operation, I don't know (didn't pay attention)--you might want to check if they have a web site or call information for a telephone number.
14 November 2016|
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Response from Alec M | Reviewed this property |
No. no dogs allowed except service dogs