Children's Museum in Oak Lawn

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Seasonal Description - Winter:

The museum, a non-profit organization, includes exhibits such as Nano: The Science of Small and What if… which explores what it might be like if you had a physical impairment. We the People… is an exhibit which has two beam pieces from the World Trade Center Towers on display with a theme of patriotism, helping, friendship and unity. There is a water area, a treehouse where kids can get a bird's eye view of the entire second floor, Dream-a-Dream theater for plays, Safe Haven Animal Shelter for animal care and the Construction House where kids can use real tools to build. Separate area is available for infants, and art projects are available for all kids in the art studio.

Seasonal Description - Spring:

9,000-square-feet of exhibit space is split between two floors where kids can explore a water area and sand table, Dream-a-Dream theater and Nano Science. Little guests can safely use real tools for construction projects in the Build-It Workshop, and they can get a bird's eye view of the entire second floor from the top of CMOL’s tree house. Play areas are available for infants, while art projects are always on hand for children of all ages in the art studio.

Seasonal Description - Summer:

9,000-square-feet of exhibit space is split between two floors where kids can explore science, theater, art and the construction area.  Play areas are available for infants, while art projects are always on hand for children of all ages in the art studio. Nearby restaurants are perfect for a quick lunc.

Seasonal Description - Fall:

The 9,000-square-feet of exhibit space is split between two floors where kids can explore a water area and sand table, Dream-a-Dream theater and Nano Science. Little guests can safely use real tools for construction projects in the Build-It Workshop, and they can get a bird's eye view of the entire second floor from the top of CMOL’s tree house. Play areas are available for infants, while art projects are always on hand for children of all ages in the art studio. Nearby restaurants are perfect for a quick lunch.

Days/Hours: Check website.

Admission: $9 adults and children, $7 seniors, $5 teachers, kids under 1 are free. Free parking is available on the 5th floor of the parking tower.