Kohl Children's Museum named to Top 10 Best U.S. Children's Museum List
Thanks to the voting of our loyal members and guests, Kohl Children’s Museum has been recognized as #4 in the “USA Today 10Best Children’s Museums in the U.S.” list for its outstanding early childhood exhibits and impact on Chicagoland families.
The Kohl Children’s Museum has been recognized for its outstanding early childhood exhibits and impact on Chicagoland families by USA Today’s 10Best Children’s Museums in the North America travel awards competition. The poll is part of USA Today’s annual ’10Best’ Readers’ Choice Awards.
“In a crowded national children’s museum landscape, it’s inspiring to be recognized as a leader in a field that makes such dramatic impact on children’s lives,” said Mike Delfini, President and CEO. “We are honored to know that our Museum was ranked number four in the nation by those who matter most: our members and family visitors. Experts and everyday users alike recognize that we provide a vital opportunity for discovery and exploration, harnessing the power of play and fueling curiosity when young minds are most receptive.”
The awards program recognizes the top ten children’s museums as voted on by USA Today readers from an original list of 20 nominations selected by a team of travel experts. Kohl Museum placed fourth in the top ten list.
Winners named to USA Today’s 10Best.com, a standalone travel media site, are honored as the top attractions, things to do and see and top destinations in the U.S., and around the world.
About Kohl Children’s Museum
Kohl Children’s Museum harnesses the power of play through 17 hands-on exhibits designed to nurture holistic child development and grounded in early childhood studies showing that the most important learning in a child’s life is from birth to 8 years. Through its research-based offerings, the Museum is an incubator for transforming young minds into creative thinkers, learners and leaders. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, it relies upon the generous support of its members and donors to provide access and inclusion programs that extend the Museum outside its physical walls and into the community.
Kohl Children’s Museum is located at 2100 Patriot Blvd. in Glenview, and can be easily reached by public transportation, including Pace bus and Metra trains. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm, and Monday from 9:30 am to 1 pm. Special members-only hours are from Monday through Saturday, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Admission prices are $14 for children and adults and $13 for senior citizens. Children under 12 months of age and members are free. For more information, visit the Museum’s website at www.kcmgc.org.