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We know you miss the Museum – and we definitely miss you. So during social distancing when you can’t visit the Museum, we’ve created a way to bring the exhibit home to you!

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Remote Learning Resources

Check out our remote learning page with videos, lessons and activities that use basic household items to teach STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) and early literacy.
Even though you can’t visit the Museum, our education mission continues. Please check out our Remote Learning sites including Home Zone and Story Time. And for child-friendly, helpful resources specifically related to the Coronavirus, click here. Content is being updated daily.

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Want to take the Museum experience home with you? Kohl Children’s Museum is happy to provide this video series with stories, activities and experiments that you can easily replicate at home with your families. Find more on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest too! 

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Social distancing in a children's museum?

Museum President Mike Delfini offers insight in a Fox-32 news segment and Chicago Tribune article.

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Explore your own City on the Move

Explore the world around you while being safe and a good citizen with Kohl Children’s Museum and All In Illinois, Gov. Pritzker’s initiative to stay safe and practice social distancing to keep Illinois healthy.

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Regular Hours

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Tuesday - Saturday
9:30 am – 5:00 pm

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Members Only Hours

Monday - Saturday
8:30 am – 9:30 am

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Adults and Children

Grandparents and Seniors (55+)

Infants under 12 months


Electronic Benefit Transfer (WIC, and government approved cardholders)
$3 per guest (up to 4 guests)

Military and Veterans
Buy one, get one free for entire party! Also, click to learn about Play Attention

The Museum is closed for these holidays:
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

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