Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

5100 Museum Dr.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453- Map It
(708) 423-6709

AAA Editor Notes

Children's Museum in Oak Lawn is at 5100 Museum Dr. Geared toward children under 12 years old, the museum occupies a redbrick building next to the train depot downtown. Young visitors to the museum can put on their own plays in a theater area, buy groceries at a child-size market, climb into a tree house, build a kite, take care of animals at a pretend animal shelter, learn about the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and engage in a variety of other hands-on activities. A cafe allows kids to play at waiting tables, taking orders, cooking food and paying for their pretend meals. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$8; $6 (ages 55+); $4 (teachers and military with ID and up to five family members); free (under 1).
Station: Oak Lawn
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-5. Phone ahead for holiday and extended evening hours.