11 S. White St. (inside the trolley barn in downtown Frankfort) Frankfort, Ill. 60423 (815) 469-1199 www.kidsworkchildrensmuseum.orgHours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed on Monday, except for some school holidays. Admission: $7 adults & kids, $6 seniors. Memberships are $90 for family, $75 grandparents/caregiver with unlimited number of grandchildren, and family plus for $125.
This two-story children's museum brings children, families, and the community together to engage in fun, hands-on interactive play to nurture life-long learning and discovery. Features a pet vet exhibit, tot spot, imagine theater, light exhibit and an artworks area that always has art projects for kids to do. Plus, life-sized "Operation" table, rowboat exhibit, Smart Table, and a piano you can play with your feet. Special Needs Family Nights take place the last Wednesday of the month.