Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden
Fabyan Forest Preserve
Geneva, Ill. 60134
Cost: Villa: $2, $1 kids. Garden: $1
Hours: May-October: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday; 1-4 p.m. Thursday (Kids Day); Garden Hours: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday. November-March: call for appointment
Fabyan Villa Museum was once the home of George and Nelle Fabyan in the early 20th century. The home was re-designed in 1907 by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in his Prairie Style design. Visitors can see Fabyan collections, including Asian statuary, animal mounts, samurai suit, shark, mummy, plus period and original furnishings. Kids Days allow parents and kids to explore the museum on their own with activites like artifact bingo, treasure hunt and select Kids Days will have special programs just for school age kids. Be sure while there to stroll through the renovated 1-acre Japanese Garden and see the waterfall and koi.