600 North Milwaukee Avenue, Prospect Heights, IL, US, 60070

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  • Arts et Musées

    »Kohl Children's Museum

    Amuse the kids with educational fun. A plethora of interactive and energy-consuming exhibits, including a home that can be reconstructed and rearranged and supermarkets and subway cars will delight their imaginations. The Great Kohl Sailing Ship is a stage for imaginary play. They can use nets to catch schools of colorful fake fish or test parents' eardrums by ringing the ship's bell. The Grandma's Attic exhibit is stocked with tons of old clothes. Children can dress up in gowns, suits and shoes to act out imaginary scenes from their parents' and grandparents' lives. Old-fashioned radio is piped in throughout their stay.

    2100 Patriot Boulevard
    Glenview, IL 60026

    »Northbrook Historical Society and Museum

    The Northfield Inn, built circa 1894, was moved to its present location in 1975 and is the home of the Northbrook Historical Society and museum. The museum features a recreated 1890s Shermerville home, rotating exhibits of local interest and the Schinleber Collection of early Shermerville/Northbrook Photographs.

    1776 Walters Avenue
    Northbrook, Illinois 60065

    »McDonald's USA First Store Museum

    McDonald's USA First Store Museum is an image of the early McDonald's Restaurant in Des Plaines. The Museum has retained features of its original structure while undergoing renovations. The original kitchen along with cooking and serving equipment complete with mannequins of the serving staff, give you an idea about the first McDonald's Restaurant. Though the visitors can view the store closely, entry inside is not permitted.

    400 North Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016

    »Arlington Heights Historical Museum

    The past is, ironically, an essential part of a community’s present and future. It tells us how a particular community has sustained itself against trying times, and how it has flourished in times of prosperity. Thus, it is important to preserve this history, and the Arlington Heights Historical Society has done just that at the community’s Historical Museum. Comprising five buildings – Muller House, Log Cabin, Coach House, Banta House, and the Soda Pop Factory Building – this museum holds artifacts and documents detailing the past of Arlington Heights. Tours are available at specific timings, so do see the website to plan your visit.

    110 West Fremont Street
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004

    »Paper Crown Gallery

    Talented duo Jay Turner and Dennis Quijano have taken their designing instincts and artistic streak back to the suburbs where their roots lie. Their Paper Crown Gallery is a culmination of their passions and entrepreneurial spirit. It has formed a network of local up-and-coming artists that showcase their work making fine art more accessible and affordable. It organizes numerous art classes, photography sessions and graphic designing workshops. Don't miss their BYOB Art and Spirits event, which is a fun night of creativity and fine wine.

    1518 East Algonquin Road
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005

    »Raupp Museum

    Offering programs, exhibits, and displays that cover a variety of topics and historical subject matter from specifics about Buffalo Grove people and places to a general overview of life in the past.

    901 Dunham Lane
    Waukegan, Illinois 60089

    »Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology

    Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology is dedicated to the history of anesthesiology and has a wonderful collection of anesthetic instruments on display. Laryngoscopes, anesthesia masks, alternative medicine and safety equipment make up most of the collection. An interesting exhibit is the Smee Portable Ether Inhaler that induces a distinct light-headedness. Apart from research scholars, the museum is a good place for tourists too, who can glean interesting snippets of information here.

    520 North Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60068-2573

    »The Art Center

    The Art Center or TAC, as it is commonly known, promotes art in the city of Highland Park. Three galleries within the center host art exhibitions throughout the year. Workshops and classes in fine art and creative outlets of all kinds are organized for all age groups. TAC also has a gift shop where you can buy artwork by local artists.

    1957 Sheridan Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035

    »Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

    Run by the Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois, the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was established with the aim not only of honoring those whose lives were lost, but also spreading the message of peace and harmony worldwide. The Karkomi Permanent Exhibition gives visitors a glimpse of life in pre-war Europe as well as a sneak peek into concentration camps and ghettos, and life in post-war Skokie is highlighted, too. Issues like human and civil rights are addressed through film screenings, lectures and more.

    9603 Woods Drive
    Skokie, IL 60077

    »George Clayson House

    This Second Empire styled building was built in 1873 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. The George Clayson House was the residential home of a local carpenter and orchardist of the same name. Spread across 10 acres (4.04 hectares), it was bought by the Palatine Public Library and is maintained by the Palatine Park District. Today it is a public museum and library focusing on local history. A gem for history lovers, it features countless heirlooms and relics from Palatine’s past.

    224 East Palatine Road
    Palatine, IL 60067

    »Kids on the Fly, Chicago Children's Museum at O'Hare

    Are you a parent traveling with children who wants to take a break from the hectic mess of airport travel? If so, head over to the departure level of Terminal 2, where you will find an assortment of interactive exhibits that will wear the little ones out in no time. There is an assortment of displays, including a two-story purple cargo airplane, complete with movable foam rubber cargo. Parents can rest on park benches.

    10000 Bessie Coleman Drive
    Chicago, IL 60666

    »Donald E. Stephens Museum of Hummels

    View the largest public display of M. I. Hummel figurines in the world, along with Anri and Goegel collectibles. After developing a love of these precious figurines on a trip to Europe with his son, Donald E. Stephens, the founder and mayor of Rosemont, collected and then donated them to the Village of Rosemont. A gift shop is on-site.

    5555 North River Road
    Rosemont, Illinois 60018
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