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Lake County Discovery Museum

27277 N Forest Preserve Rd, Wauconda, IL 60084-2016
+1 847-968-3400
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Hidden gem

Great museum! Quite large inside, very interesting! So many historical items. Great museum to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Lornajean50
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Wauconda, Illinois
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A Great Place

The Lake County Discovery museum is an outstanding place to learn and hike the grounds. It is now... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Stan K
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Mundelein, Illinois
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Oct 2, 2017
“Hidden gem”
Mar 28, 2017
“A Great Place”
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27277 N Forest Preserve Rd, Wauconda, IL 60084-2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great museum! Quite large inside, very interesting! So many historical items. Great museum to start getting children interested in museums!

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Lake County Discovery museum is an outstanding place to learn and hike the grounds. It is now closed and will be moving to Winchester Road in September - October time frame. I was a volunteer and enjoyed greeting people, being a docent and involved...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Always a fun place to visit. My three year old grandson had a great time working through the various interactive displays.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very interesting history of Lake County. I've lived here all my life and still found out about a lot of local history I was never aware of. There's also a play area for the kids and many instructional areas as well (replica of an old...More

Thank Sherry C
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We came to see the Shakespeare Folio on tour originally---it's a delightful tiny museum with a very caring and eager to share knowledge staff. Enjoyed the Mall of History too. Just wish they had more to offer in the tiny book/gift store. The museum is...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Now is the time to visit the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, Illinois - admission is free until, I think, the 22nd of February. Temporary exhibits are not always exciting, but the permanent collection is good. Usually the entrance fee is $6.00 for adults...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Pretty awesome museum with some very interesting artefacts. They had a Shakespeare weekend on with some excellent character actors walking around answering questions. The preserve has miles of walks. Well worth the effort to attend.

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The Lake County Discovery Museum is small but full of cool local history and neat artifacts. The children's school house would fun for children. A great place to stop by on a rainy afternoon.

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

For kids lots of things to do. For adults the programs are constantly changing. They are currently setting up a Shakespeare Exhibit. Love grounds to walk around on.

Thank StanKIL
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Some changing exhibits, some permanent, of the history (early 20th-c. forward) of this not-rural, not-suburban area. A series of summering places, of lakesides, fishing, etc. for people from Chicago or south Wisconsin.

Thank kimibar
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