Lake County Discovery Museum

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1899 W Winchester Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048, United States
1899 West Winchester Road Libertyville Illinois 60048 US

Hands-on interactive exhibits introduce the history of Lake County in a fun learning environment. The museum also displays the nation’s largest permanent exhibition on the history and significance of postcards. A local artist gallery displays art from Chicagoland artists.

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Naval Station Great Lakes, North Chicago, IL, United States 12.13 km

The Great Lakes Naval Museum shows the history of the Navy in the Great Lakes area. Photography and memorabilia are on display.

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27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL 60073, United States 14.84 km

Now in its 50th year, the 30-acre Volo theme park is famous for its multimillion-dollar automobile collection of nearly 300 antique and famous cars displayed in five climate-controlled showrooms.

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2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026, United States 26.47 km

Here’s a place for your kids (up to age 8) to play in a safe and educational yet inspiring environment. They can enjoy water play, musical instruments, an outdoor habitat, a grocery store, an animal hospital, a car care room and other fun areas.

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2040 Lehigh Ave, Glenview, IL 60026, United States 27.16 km

Dedicated to preserving the memory of those who served at Glenview’s naval air station.

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9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077, United States 32.9 km

Exhibits in this $45 million, 65,000 sq. ft. space include artifacts from Simon Wiesenthal, an original volume of the Nuremberg trial transcripts, a German railcar, art from concentration camps and a collection of letters, postcards and other documents.

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3001 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201, United States 34.41 km

The Mitchell Museum offers thousands of individual objects dedicated to the native cultures of the Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast and Arctic regions of North America.

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9511 East Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018, United States 34.74 km

This museum houses the world’s largest collection of M.I. Hummels figurines and includes ANRI woodcarvings.

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1566 Oak Avenue, Evanston, IL, USA 37.63 km
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Unique museum of time and glass collections. Over 1,100 time pieces on display ranging from pocket watches to tall case clocks. The stained glass collection includes over 30 historic and valuable windows from around the world.

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Greenwood Street, Evanston, IL 60201, United States 37.76 km

This is a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1898 to preserve and share Evanston history. EHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Evanston’s past through the Charles Gates Dawes House, interactive and engaging museum exhibits, research room and collections, educational programs and book publishing.

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40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, United States 37.98 km

The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is committed to providing excellence in the visual arts for the communities of Northwestern University and the greater Chicago area. The permanent collection contains strong holdings of 20th-century sculpture and 16th- to 21st-century works on paper displayed in the Print, Drawing, and Photography Study Center

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1000 W Wood Ave, Bensenville, IL 60106, United States 38.28 km

Believed to be one of the oldest remaining homesteads in DuPage County, this five-acre site was first established in 1838. Set in a forest preserve with prairie, wetland and woodland elements, it’s a good place to enjoy nature and history.

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361 S La Fox St, South Elgin, IL 60177, United States 42.2 km

The museum operates a variety of antique trolleys, many from long-vanished tracks that once connected Carpentersville, Elgin, Aurora and Yorkville.

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152 N York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126, United States 44.03 km

Your front row ticket to the golden age of Hollywood since 1969, the Theatre Historical Society of America runs two separate museums here in the York Theatre: the American Movie Palace Museum features the country’s greatest theaters in photographs, blueprints and artifacts.

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2000 5th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171, United States 44.24 km

Explore the wonders of the universe and the latest discoveries in astronomy, space exploration, and earth science at the Cernan Earth and Space Center, a unique space-age facility that combines education and entertainment for people of all ages.

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7000 Olson Rd, Union, IL 60180, United States 44.37 km

Relive the glory days of the railroad at this museum, which hosts one of the largest collections of railway equipment in the country. Over 400 pieces of equipment—including electric, steam and diesel engines and cars—are preserved, restored and operated here.

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120 E Park Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126, United States 44.4 km

Ongoing exhibits tell the history of the city of Elmhurst as well as the Glos Mansion.

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220 South Cottage Hill Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126, United States 44.72 km

The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art presents the beauty of stone in the form of art objects, mineral specimens, gems and gem materials. People of all ages can be inspired by this unique blending of art and science, the result of over fifty years of collecting by the Joseph F. Lizzadro, Sr. family.

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