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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
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”
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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
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
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
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
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
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.