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Children's Neighborhood Museum
Children's Neighborhood Museum
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Location
Visit us inside the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, lower level:
Children's Neighborhood Museum814 Hart Road, Round Lake, IL 60073

 

Admission Prices
$5 per child. Maximum capacity is 30 children, so get here early! All children must have an adult chaperone.

Coupon Available: $1.00 off admission. Offer good through August 31, 2016.

 

General Hours
Scheduled open hours are subject to change / cancellation without notice.

 

Mornings: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Afternoons: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Evenings: Mondays: 5:30 - 7:30 pm;
Wednesdays: 5:00 - 6:30 pm FREE admission

We will be closed for Memorial Day, May 30; for construction June 6 -10, & Aug. 18 - 21.

Imagine a tot-sized replica of a town built especially for kids. A place where they can drive a car to the grocery store, gas up at the local gas station, be a fireman, police officer or even a daycare worker! Our Neighborhood is a place where children ages 1-6 practice various roles in a community, challenging themselves to explore, imagine and create, exercising both mind and body. We also have a crawler zone for those with siblings under 1. We meet a variety of "Illinois State Early Learning Standards" that have been developed for Early Childhood Developmental Education.

Annual Family Memberships: $85 - If you think you will visit more than 8 times in a year, the $85 family membership is ideal for you! You will also receive a MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT on over 20 programs that the Children's Neighborhood Museum offers, plus a discount on any Birthday or Private Group Rental with the museum. Other benefits include:

• FREE admission ( two swipe cards per family ) for two children in the same household until June 30, 2017

• FREE t-shirt for each child
• You may add an additional child for $30; additional swipe card $10
• Enjoy Members-Only hours
• Quarterly newsletter

MEMBERS ONLY HOURS
The following hours have been reserved for the exclusive use of our museum members. These members may also visit during any open hour session. Scheduled open hours are subject to change / cancellation without notice.
Closed during holidays: Memorial day - May 30, Independence Day - July 4.

Closed for Construction: June 6 -10, Aug. 18 - 21 thank you for your patience.

 

MORNINGS: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8:30 - 9:30 am
AFTERNOONS: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 12:00 - 1:00 p
EVENINGS: Tuesdays: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Special Events

One Hit Wonders: Flower Power- May 19th from 6:00 - 6:45 pm

Join us for this menagerie of flower power activities and leave with a potted flower for your garden!

$8 per child

 

Fantasy Friday: Dirt Diggers - May 20th from 9:30 am - 11:30 am

One Friday a month we will combine Neighborhood playtime with theme-related activities in which to participate in. Perfect for ages 1-6. Pre-registration is necessary.

$8 per child

It's Non-Stop Party Fun in our
Children's Neighborhood Museum

Give your child the best birthday party in the neighborhood - our Children's Neighborhood Museum, that is! We supply two hours of non-stop fun. The first 75 minutes take place in the actual "Neighborhood Play Zone," then the next 45 minutes are in the adjacent room where you serve food/cake/beverages and/or open presents. Included in the party price is an "I had my birthday at the Children's Neighborhood Museum" t-shirt for the birthday child, plus an appreciation gift for each child which includes a coupon to visit us on another day. We will cover the tables with plastic tablecloths.

Birthday party rentals can be scheduled on weekends or on weekdays subject to availability. Reservations are necessary and we require a non-refundable $25 deposit to hold your reservation, which will be applied towards the balance of your party.

Saturday Birthday Times Sunday Birthday Times Weekday Times
12:00 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 4:00 pm
4:00 - 6:00 pm
11:00 - 1:00 pm
1:00 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Varying times on Thursdays and Fridays

 

DOWNLOAD OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY INVITATION!


Party Fee:
• Up to 10 children - $110 (weekdays); $135 (weekends)
• $5 for every child above the minimum
• Maximum number of children is 30
• 1 adult per 10 children required

Birthday Party Extras:
• Additional time may be added upon availability. Cost: $45/half hour
• A larger eating area and/or gymnasium may be added upon availability.
• Please inquire when setting up your rental reservation.

Private Group/School Rentals

Private group rentals are available Thursdays & Fridays from 9 am to 3 pm. Rentals are 90 minutes. Longer rentals are available for an additional charge. A $50, non-refundable deposit is required to hold your reservation, which will apply towards your final balance. Rentals include an appreciation gift for each child and a coupon to visit with their family at a later date. Note: Private group rentals cannot be booked on Saturdays or Sundays during the hours of 12 - 6 pm.

Private Group Rental Cost
  • • 90 minute rental/$5 per child; minimum 10 children/30 maximum
  • • One adult per 10 children/maximum 30 (Free admission tickets, punch card passes and/or discounts
       for multiple child families are not accepted for private group rentals.)
  • • We also have a wonderful Prairie Grass Nature Museum, which we can add to your visit upon availability. (An additional group fee will apply.)

DOWNLOAD OUR RENTAL WAIVERS HERE:

Rental Waiver: English
Rental Waiver: Spanish



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Round Lake Area Park District
Robert W. Rolek Community Center
814 Hart Road
Round Lake, IL 60073
Phone: (847) 546-8558
Fax: (847) 740-8180