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Grandson favorite's place.

We went to Children's Museum in Oak Lawn, and our grandson Ian really loved the experience of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Martha L
Great for young children

I have spent time at the museum with my grandchildren and found it amazing for the preschool set... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Karen D
Oak Forest, Illinois
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The Children's Museum in Oak Lawn's mission is to positively impact a child's potential in life through play-based education. Every program and every exhibit at the Children's Museum is created with the Common Core standards (formerly the Illinois...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5100 Museum Dr, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-7005
+1 708-423-6709
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went to Children's Museum in Oak Lawn, and our grandson Ian really loved the experience of this great place, especially designed for kids.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Martha L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have spent time at the museum with my grandchildren and found it amazing for the preschool set. The staff was wonderful and I would definitely recommend it for a wonderful day

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in the vicinity and want to kill some time then this is a good choice , but definitely not something i would pen down in my “ plan for the day” Couple if things good to know beforehand ... This is right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I take my grandchildren to the museum often. There is so much to do. The whole time they are playing and having fun, they are also learning. They can build, fish, play in sand, be a fireman, policeman, work in a grocery story, kitchen, animal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 6yr & 4yr old and we had a blast. There is so much for them to do! Water activities with plastic vests, painting with plastic vests to protect their clothes was ideal. There's is fun for all ages. Instruments, Puppet show, dress...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

With the inconsistent Chicago weather, this by FAR is our best membership we own. Staff does its best to clean up after 3-7 year olds. Probably more suited for those under 7.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a great alternative to traveling all the way downtown, and parking is free! This is a great place to go with small children, probably 6 and under. There are also activities for the crawling babies. My toddler enjoys the museum everytime we go,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank marvalbar
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nice neighborhood locations - not the best children's museum, but the only one around. Prices may be steep for families on a budget, and the activities are geared toward younger kids - maybe 9 and under. There are many ways to engage their creativity and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Diayeaye
Reviewed 6 September 2017

There are lots of things to do for kids from the littlest toddler to 8th graders. Staff is helpful and very good with children.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PaulMarcy
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My son is a really shy guy, but bringing him to this museum since he was about 8 months old has brought him out of his shell I believe. He is now 2 years old and once he steps into this museum, he heads off...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from judyn44 | Reviewed this property |
I agree 2 - 8 are good ages for a trip to the museum. There is much to do there, especially if they have a little imagination and enjoy pretending. For example, they can go shopping, cook dinner, sell ice cream, etc.