Museums and Cultural Centers In or Near Wauconda
Museums and Cultural Centers
In or Near Lake County
| Bowen Park Theatre Company – 2000 Belvidere Street, Wukegan, IL, 847/360-4740. Call for tickets.
Chain O’ Lakes State Park – 8916 Wilmot Road, Spring Grove, IL 60081, 847/587-5512. Picnicking, camping, horse rental (May through October), and lots more. Handicapped-accessible area at Pike Marsh North Picnic Area.
Cuneo Museum and Gardens – (formerly Hawthorn-Melody Farms) 1350 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, 847/362-3042. Has a variety of tour packages (mansion, museum, grounds passes, etc) with varying ticket prices. Call for details or see web site.
Deerfield Area Historical Society – corner of Deerfield and Kipling Roads, Deerfield, IL 847/948-0680. Tours available Sundays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. from June through September. Group tours available at other times by appointment – call for info. Site includes Caspar Ott Log House, George Luther House, and Little Red Schoolhouse, with exhibits and artifacts about early settlements in the area.
Didier Farms – 16678 W. Aptakisic Rd, Prairie View, IL 60069, 847/634-3291. Various activities throughout the growing season, culminating in Pumpkin Festival in October. Call for times and days of operation.
Illinois Beach State Park – Lake Front, Zion, IL 60099, 847/662-4811. Hours: Vary by season. See website for schedule. Picnicking, camping, hiking/jogging/biking trails, boating, and lots more.
Jack Benny Center for the Arts – 39 Jack Benny Dr., Waukegan, IL 60087, 847/360-4740. Live theater, opera, performing arts classes.
Lambs Farm – 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville, IL 60048, 847/362-4636. Non-profit organization serving adults with mental disabilities. Facility includes petting zoo, mini-train rides, mini-golf, pony rides, and lots of other fun, educational activities for kids. Call for hours of operation and events calendar.
Marriott Theatre – 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, 847/634-0200. Group rates available; see web site for details.
P.M.&L. Theatre – 877 N. Main Street, Antioch, IL 60002, Reservations: 847/395-3055. Live theater, including Readers Theater. See web site for current season offerings and Reader’s Theater details.
Raue Center for the Arts – 26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 Call: 815.356.9212 Live theater, including Readers Theater. See web site for current season offerings
Raupp Museum – 901 Dunham Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL, 847/459-2318. See web site for hours of operation, special events, admissions information.
Volo Bog State Natural Area – 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside, IL 60041, 815-344-1294. Illinois Nature Preserve and National Natural Landmark. Lots of educational opportunities, including guided tours and astronomy nights.
Waukegan Historical Society, Haines House Museum – 1917 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60087, 847/336-1859 (Haines Building) or 847/360-4772 (J. L. Raymond Memorial Research Library). Call or see web site for current hours of operation and admissions information.
Museums and Cultural Centers In the
North and Northwest Suburban Area
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Cuneo Museum and Gardens
1350 North Milwaukee Avenue
Vernon Hills, IL
Kohl Children’s Museum
2100 Patriot Boulevard
Lake County Discovery Museum
27277 Forest Preserve Drive
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
3001 Central Park Avenue
Morton Grove Historical Society and Museum
6240 West Dempster Street Morton Grove, IL
1260 North Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL
Woodstock Opera House
121 West Van Buren Street
Woodstock, Illinois 60098
Museums and Cultural Centers In Chicago
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum
1300 South Lake Shore Drive
Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago Athenaeum: The Museum of Architecture and Design
307 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago Children’s Museum
700 East Grand Avenue at Navy Pier
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street
Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark Street
DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
The Field Museum
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Historic Pullman Foundation
11141 South Cottage Grove Avenue
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 South Halsted Street
John G. Shedd Aquarium
1200 South Lake Shore Drive
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 North Clark Street
Museum of Broadcast Communications
676 North LaSalle Street, Suite 424
Chicago, Illinois 60654
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
220 East Chicago Avenue
Museum of Science & Industry
57th Street at Lake Shore Drive
National Hellenic Museum
801 West Adams Street, 4th Floor
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 West 19th Street
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum of the Chicago Academy of Sciences
2430 North Cannon Drive
Spertus Museum/Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
610 South Michigan Avenue
Terra Museum of American Art
980 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1315
Museums and Cultural Centers
in Illinois and the Surrounding Area
3300 Golf Road
Toll Free 800-201-0784
550 Water Street
Toll Free 866-693-1500
Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Road
Toll Free 800-244-7245
Illinois State Museum
502 South Spring Street
Milwaukee Art Museum
700 North Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells Street
Racine Art Museum
441 Main Street
Wisconsin Marine Historical Society
814 West Wisconsin Avenue