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As a leader in demonstrating the role of interactive play in learning, Kohl Children’s Museum creates exemplary, developmentally appropriate, hands-on educational experiences for young children in a fun, intimate environment. Situated on nearly nine acres of land, including two acres of bounded outdoor space, the Museum features 17 interactive exhibits designed with expert knowledge of how children learn through self-directed play. Within this setting, the Museum organizes enrichment activities and programs specifically designed to address the developmental needs of children ages birth to eight, welcoming approximately 350,000 visitors per year.
On June 4, 2009, the Museum re-opened Habitat Park, its 2-acre outdoor exhibit, featuring climbing structures, a grass maze, a sensory garden, and a 9-piece interactive sculpture trail. The exhibit helps children get back in touch with nature in a safe and secure environment.
This summer, Habitat Park will host "Music at the Museum" a series of family concerts sposnored by Ravinia Festival. Held outside in Habitat Park, the series will feature classical, pop, and jazz music. Dates include:
Tickets are available for each concert inividually or for the whole series at a discount. Visit http://www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org/music for more information.
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Exhibit : Wednesday, June 3, 2009 to Monday, November 30, 2009
Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago
The second phase of development of our two-acre outdoor exhibit, Habitat Park, features hands-on learning opportunities in a sustainable and universally designed environment that encourages cooperative play and the development of a lifelong interest in nature. Programming within Habitat Park includes themes that align with Burnham’s open space legacies and activities that foster environmental awareness. [MORE]