Kids Activities in Elgin, IL


Elgin Area Historical Society: Museum Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Membership for a Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Museum Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Membership for a Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Elgin Area Historical Society

Eastside Elgin

Two floors of history exhibits reflecting Elgin’s rich past, including a collection of Elgin Watches and Elgin Road Race memorabilia

$6 $5

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Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin: Speed-Dating Adults' Night Out for One or Two with Drink and Appetizer at Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin (Up to 36% Off)

Speed-Dating Adults' Night Out for One or Two with Drink and Appetizer at Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin (Up to 36% Off)

Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin

Prairie Rock Grill

Mingle with singles as you sip drinks and channel your inner child and creativity playing with LEGOs

$35 $25

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Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington: $5 for One Open-Play Pass for a Child at Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington ($10 Value)

$5 for One Open-Play Pass for a Child at Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington ($10 Value)

Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington

South Barrington

Children age 0–5 are free to move, play, and explore safely while building social skills

$10 $5

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GameWorks: $20 for an All-Day Game Pass for One and $10 Game Card to GameWorks ($55 Value)

$20 for an All-Day Game Pass for One and $10 Game Card to GameWorks ($55 Value)

GameWorks

Schaumburg

Full day of unlimited access to hundreds of interactive games with a $10 game card

$55 $20

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Liberty Lanes Bowling Center: Two Hours of Bowling for Four or Eight with Drinks and Shoes at Liberty Lanes Bowling Center (Up to 59% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling for Four or Eight with Drinks and Shoes at Liberty Lanes Bowling Center (Up to 59% Off)

Liberty Lanes Bowling Center

Carpentersville

Retro-style bowling alley; includes shoe rental and pitcher of soda or beer

$141.50 $59

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The TreeHouse: $27 for a Five-Admission Punch Card at The TreeHouse ($52.50 Value)

$27 for a Five-Admission Punch Card at The TreeHouse ($52.50 Value)

The TreeHouse

Lake Zurich

Kids roam free in 7,700 sq. ft. indoor play place with multilevel climbing structure, swings, and soft basketball court

$52.50 $27

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Pump It Up: Open-Jump Session for Two, Five Open-Jump Sessions, or a Classic Weekday Party at Pump It Up (Up to 50% Off)

Open-Jump Session for Two, Five Open-Jump Sessions, or a Classic Weekday Party at Pump It Up (Up to 50% Off)

Pump It Up

Lake in the Hills

Kids jump, play, and socialize aboard colorful inflatable slides and bounce houses during open-play times or birthday party

$16 $8

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Geneva Park District: Mini-Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Geneva Park District's Stone Creek Miniature Golf (50% Off)

Mini-Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Geneva Park District's Stone Creek Miniature Golf (50% Off)

Geneva Park District

Stone Creek Miniature Golf

Test your putting prowess against 18 holes of mini-golf challenges, such as a windmill, water wheel, dynamite shack, and wishing well

$12 $6

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Brickworld: Brickworld LEGO Convention on June 18 or 19 at 10 a.m.

Brickworld LEGO Convention on June 18 or 19 at 10 a.m.

Brickworld

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

Elaborate LEGO creations spin, whirl, roll, click, and amaze, showcasing the beauty of imagination and the power of engineering all at once

$12.50 $10

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Medieval Times Chicago: Tournament Dinner & Show for a Child or Adult with Optional VIP Package at Medieval Times (Up to 43% Off)

Tournament Dinner & Show for a Child or Adult with Optional VIP Package at Medieval Times (Up to 43% Off)

Medieval Times Chicago

Schaumburg

Ironclad knights joust atop horses and battle with swords while viewers feast on a four-course meal; VIP package with DVD and banner

$43.78 $30

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Raging Waves Waterpark: $20 for One Weekday Admission to Raging Waves Waterpark ($31.99 Value)

$20 for One Weekday Admission to Raging Waves Waterpark ($31.99 Value)

Raging Waves Waterpark

Yorkville

Full-day visit to park with rides, slides, and children’s play area

$31.99 $20

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Hall Quarry Beach / Batavia Park District: $22 for Swimming for Four at Harold Hall Quarry Beach ($44 Value)

$22 for Swimming for Four at Harold Hall Quarry Beach ($44 Value)

Hall Quarry Beach / Batavia Park District

Batavia

Built in an old stone quarry, a 60,000-square-foot, sand-bottom swimming hole features diving platforms, a drop slide, and picnic areas

$44 $22

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Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg: $12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg ($20 Value)

$12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg ($20 Value)

Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg

Schaumburg

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$20 $12

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Rockin Jump - Carol Stream: Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six or Parent and Toddler Jump Time at Rockin' Jump (Up to 51% Off)

Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six or Parent and Toddler Jump Time at Rockin' Jump (Up to 51% Off)

Rockin Jump - Carol Stream

Rockin' Jump

Arena of stretchy trampolines with a rock climbing wall and foam pit beckons visitors to defy gravity; toddlers enjoy designated bounce time

$44 $28

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Green Meadows Petting Farm: Animal Petting Farm Visit for Two or Four at Green Meadows Petting Farm (Up to 42% Off)

Animal Petting Farm Visit for Two or Four at Green Meadows Petting Farm (Up to 42% Off)

Green Meadows Petting Farm

East Troy

Fuzzy fleeces, soft feathers, and bristly hides rub against hands at a petting zoo where kids can also ride a pony and milk a cow

$27.50 $17

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Amazing Mirror Maze: Mirror-Maze Adventure for Two, Four, or Six People at Amazing Mirror Maze (Up to 42% Off)

Mirror-Maze Adventure for Two, Four, or Six People at Amazing Mirror Maze (Up to 42% Off)

Amazing Mirror Maze

Gurnee Mills Mall

Wall-to-wall reflections in 1,800-square-foot neon space creates a fun, challenging maze for guests to conquer and escape

$32 $19

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The Gold Pyramid: $18 for a Tour for Two at The Gold Pyramid ($30 Value). 36 Dates and Times Available.

$18 for a Tour for Two at The Gold Pyramid ($30 Value). 36 Dates and Times Available.

The Gold Pyramid

Wadsworth

Built as a private home in 1977, the 17,000 sq. ft. pyramid features statues, a moat, a three-pyramid garage, and Egyptian-style furnishings

$30 $18

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Sky High Sports- Naperville: $13 for Two Hours of Jump Time, Valid Monday-Thursday at Sky High Sports- Naperville ($20 Value)

$13 for Two Hours of Jump Time, Valid Monday-Thursday at Sky High Sports- Naperville ($20 Value)

Sky High Sports- Naperville

Naperville

Kids and adults bounce around an indoor trampoline park, dunking on basketball hoops, flipping into foam pits, or jumping off walls

$20 $13

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Jo-Don Farms: Petting Farm and Animal Park Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Jo-Don Farms (40% Off)

Petting Farm and Animal Park Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Jo-Don Farms (40% Off)

Jo-Don Farms

Caledonia

Guests greet more than 200 animals, from camels to tigers, at zoo open for 40 years

$10 $6

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Brunswick Zone: Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 61% Off )

Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 61% Off )

Brunswick Zone

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 80 plus locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$38.44 $19

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SciTech Hands On Museum: Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 26% Off)

Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 26% Off)

SciTech Hands On Museum

Aurora

More than 150 interactive science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics exhibits inspire and educate kids to learn about the world

$200 $149

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Bloomingdale Park District: Full-Day Waterpark Visit for Two, Four, or Six at Bloomingdale Park District (Up to 59% Off)

Full-Day Waterpark Visit for Two, Four, or Six at Bloomingdale Park District (Up to 59% Off)

Bloomingdale Park District

The Oasis Water Park

Public water park’s three zones—’Cuda Cove, Mango Bay, and Otter Island—host watery fun with slides, sprayers, leisure pool, and lap pool

$18 $8

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Farnsworth House: One or Two Adult Admission Tickets to Farnsworth House (Up to 48% Off)

One or Two Adult Admission Tickets to Farnsworth House (Up to 48% Off)

Farnsworth House

Plano

Tour a radically modern 1951 home designed by influential architect Mies van der Rohe to float above the ground and reflect the forest

$20 $12

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Go Bananas: One or Two Unlimited-Ride Wristbands, or a Gift Card for $20 Off a Birthday Party at Go Bananas (Up to 50% Off)

One or Two Unlimited-Ride Wristbands, or a Gift Card for $20 Off a Birthday Party at Go Bananas (Up to 50% Off)

Go Bananas

Norridge

Bumper cars, a bounce castle, a mini roller coaster, and abundant arcade games enthrall youngsters

$13.99 $8

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Sky Zone: Two 60-Minute Jump Passes or a Jump Around Party for Up to 10 at Sky Zone Aurora (Up to 46% Off)

Two 60-Minute Jump Passes or a Jump Around Party for Up to 10 at Sky Zone Aurora (Up to 46% Off)

Sky Zone

Aurora

Spring across trampolines and dive into foam-filled pits for healthy fun at a wall-to-wall trampoline park

$28 $15

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Kids Club Party and Fun: Three or Six Open-Play Outings at Kids Club Party and Fun (Up to 50% Off)

Three or Six Open-Play Outings at Kids Club Party and Fun (Up to 50% Off)

Kids Club Party and Fun

Schaumburg

Kids frolic in small houses, mini cars, and cushioned playhouses as parents sink into comfy couches and sip on coffee or tea

$60 $30

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Wilderness Falls: Mini-Golf Package for 2 or 4 Adults or Birthday Party Package at Wilderness Falls (Up to 48% Off)

Mini-Golf Package for 2 or 4 Adults or Birthday Party Package at Wilderness Falls (Up to 48% Off)

Wilderness Falls

Bolingbrook

Two mini-golf courses feature rugged obstacles and a 35 ft. waterfall

$24.50 $13

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FireZone: Five Drop-In Play Sessions or a Firefighter-Themed Party for Up to 14 at FireZone (Up to 62% Off)

Five Drop-In Play Sessions or a Firefighter-Themed Party for Up to 14 at FireZone (Up to 62% Off)

FireZone

Schaumburg

Simulated firehouse instills kids with fire-safety tips during fun activities with real fire trucks, scaled-down gear, and rescue drills

$50 $19

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Carol Stream Park District: Mini Golf for Two or Four at Coyote Crossing Mini Golf (Up to 45% Off)

Mini Golf for Two or Four at Coyote Crossing Mini Golf (Up to 45% Off)

Carol Stream Park District

McCaslin Park

The 18-hole Coyote Crossing mini golf course features lush landscaping and is perfect for golfers of all ages

$10 $6

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Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier: Maze Visit and Games for Two, Four, or Eight at Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier (Up to 62% Off)

Maze Visit and Games for Two, Four, or Eight at Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier (Up to 62% Off)

Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier

Festival Hall At Navy Pier

A spinning tunnel and the corridor of confusion lay inside a 4,000-square-foot, Chicago-history-themed maze on Navy Pier

$25.98 $14

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Cirque Italia: Cirque Italia for One Child or Adult (May 27 - May 30)

Cirque Italia for One Child or Adult (May 27 - May 30)

Cirque Italia

Gurnee Mills Mall

Capering clowns, mesmerizing balancing acts, and death-defying acrobats perform atop a water-filled stage during a two-hour spectacle

$79 $49

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Adventure Realm: One 15-Minute Game of Laser Tag and 90 Minutes of MagiQuest for Two or Four at Adventure Realm (Up to 54% Off)

One 15-Minute Game of Laser Tag and 90 Minutes of MagiQuest for Two or Four at Adventure Realm (Up to 54% Off)

Adventure Realm

Downers Grove

With the wave of a wand, Adventure Realm immerses players in a virtual medieval world of MagiQuest and Knight’s Quest laser tag.

$68 $34

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Adventure Playland: Indoor-Playground Visits or Party at Adventure Playland (Up to 50% Off). Nine Options Available.

Indoor-Playground Visits or Party at Adventure Playland (Up to 50% Off). Nine Options Available.

Adventure Playland

Mount Prospect

Kids ages 6 months to 7 years can crawl through tunnels, hop into ball pits, and swoop down slides at an indoor playground

$20 $11

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Aerial Adventures Lake Geneva: Zipline Tour or Full Adventure Package for Two or Four at Aerial Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

Zipline Tour or Full Adventure Package for Two or Four at Aerial Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

Aerial Adventures Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva

Adventurers fly on 3 zip lines, climb ropes into the treetops, and play a soccer-type game on a field with teams and a ball

$100 $49

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BALL FACTORY Indoor Play & Cafe: Open Play for Three or Four or a Party at Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe (Up to 35% Off)

Open Play for Three or Four or a Party at Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe (Up to 35% Off)

BALL FACTORY Indoor Play & Cafe

Fox River Commons

Play pass grants access to mazes, slides, and ball play areas for the whole day; party includes pizza, juice, and invitations

$36 $27

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Lombard Roller Rink: Roller Skating with Skate Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Lombard Roller Rink (Up to 52% Off)

Roller Skating with Skate Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Lombard Roller Rink (Up to 52% Off)

Lombard Roller Rink

Lombard

Fun and inventive approaches to roller skating, including Family Night, 21+ events, and sessions set to the tune of R&B or organ music

$24 $12

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DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience: “DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience” July 1-August 15

“DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience” July 1-August 15

DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience

Water Tower Place

The interactive DaVinci Machines Exhibition, DaVinci Masterpieces combined with live docent guided tour

$37.90 $18.95

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WhirlyBall: $69 for 30 Minutes of Walk-In WhirlyBall for Up to 10 Players at WhirlyBall Lombard ($150 Value)

$69 for 30 Minutes of Walk-In WhirlyBall for Up to 10 Players at WhirlyBall Lombard ($150 Value)

WhirlyBall

Lombard

Zip around courts in a bumper car, tossing wiffle balls with plastic scoops through goals

$150 $69

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Chicago History Museum: Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum - Live

Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWI

$16 $8

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Fun Time Square: Family Fun-Park Outing with Game Tokens, Rides, and Golf for Two or Four at Fun Time Square (Up to 44% Off)

Family Fun-Park Outing with Game Tokens, Rides, and Golf for Two or Four at Fun Time Square (Up to 44% Off)

Fun Time Square

Alsip

Go-karts roar over tracks, and putters propel balls across 18 mini-golf holes flanked by shrubbery

$30 $18

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Rocket Ice Arena: Ice Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Rocket Ice Arena (Up to 55% Off)

Ice Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Rocket Ice Arena (Up to 55% Off)

Rocket Ice Arena

Bolingbrook

Skaters of all levels hone their moves during open skates while supporters cheer them on from lodge with fireplace, free WiFi & café

$40 $18

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Lisle Lanes: Three Games of Bowling with Shoes for Two or Four at Lisle Lanes (50% Off)

Three Games of Bowling with Shoes for Two or Four at Lisle Lanes (50% Off)

Lisle Lanes

Lisle

Bowling alley opens its doors every day of the week as competitors battle on 32 lanes, hang out in the game room, and browse the pro shop

$33.50 $16.75

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Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center: Admission for Two or Four to Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center (Up to 44% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center (Up to 44% Off)

Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center

Mundelein

More fun than your average pool, this facility has a lazy river, an aquatic climbing wall, slides, and four pools, including a diving well

$26 $15

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The HUB at Berens Park: Mini-Golf, Batting-Cage Tokens, and Hot-Dog Combos for Two or Four at The Hub at Berens Park (Up to 50% Off)

Mini-Golf, Batting-Cage Tokens, and Hot-Dog Combos for Two or Four at The Hub at Berens Park (Up to 50% Off)

The HUB at Berens Park

Elmhurst

Hot dogs replenish guests after a game of 18-hole mini-golf and a stint hitting softballs or baseballs at speeds ranging from 40–80 mph

$29 $15

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Jump!Zone Party Play Center Crown Point: $12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Crown Point ($20 Value)

$12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Crown Point ($20 Value)

Jump!Zone Party Play Center Crown Point

Crown Point

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$20 $12

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Jump!Zone Party Play Center Volo: $12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Volo ($20 Value)

$12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Volo ($20 Value)

Jump!Zone Party Play Center Volo

Volo

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$20 $12

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Jump!Zone Party Play Center Mokena: $12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Mokena ($20 Value)

$12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Mokena ($20 Value)

Jump!Zone Party Play Center Mokena

Mokena

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$20 $12

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Kristof's Entertainment Center: Two-Game Bowling Package with 20 Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Kristof's Entertainment Center (Up to 49% Off)

Two-Game Bowling Package with 20 Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Kristof's Entertainment Center (Up to 49% Off)

Kristof's Entertainment Center

Round Lake Beach

Bowlers compete across two games, then head to the arcade for games like pinball and Monster Drop

$41 $21

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Chicago Street Pinball Arcade: All-You-Can-Play Wristbands for One, Two, or Four at Chicago Street Pinball Arcade (Up to 40% Off)

All-You-Can-Play Wristbands for One, Two, or Four at Chicago Street Pinball Arcade (Up to 40% Off)

Chicago Street Pinball Arcade

Joliet

Revisit the world of the 20th-century arcade with all-you-can-play passes at this shrine to pinball

$12 $8

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  • Elgin Area Historical Society
    Boasting Greek Revival-style architecture, the Elgin History Museum's first floor exhibits show how Elgin developed form the 1830s to through the 1970s. The museum focuses on the town's industry, its architecture, and, most importantly, its citizens. The second floor's thematic exhibits cover the world-renowned Elgin National Watch Factory, which employed generations of residents, and the Hiawatha Pageant, performed for 50 years at Camp Big Timber. Size: five permanent exhibits, plus a handful of temporary exhibits The Building: called Old Main, it was built in 1856 for the Elgin Academy prep school and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places Eye Catcher: Check out the display of an early Lady Elgin pocket watch owned by the Gifford Family Permanent Mainstay: Elgin Road Races, which chronicles the competitions held in town beginning over 100 years ago in the early days of auto racing Don't Miss: Made in Elgin exhibit that features dozens of Elgin manufacturing companies and their products from over the years Hands-On Exhibit: Watch Your Pocket allows kids to build a pocket-watch prototype as if they were working on the assembly line at the watch factory Pro Tip: Illinois Residents can get a free admission pass from their local library to many Northern Illinois museums
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    360 Park St
    Elgin, IL US
  • Dunham Woods Farms, Inc.
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Dunham Woods Farm offers quality lessons on safe school horses that also compete at local horse shows. We have been in business for over 40 years and have a strong presence and reputation within the equestrian community. What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans? Heels down and eyes up! What was the inspiration to start or run this business? A strong love for horses and sharing that passion and a wealth of knowledge with our students and riders! What do you love most about your job? The horses and the people! Nothing is more rewarding than seeing our students reach develop as equestrians!
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    9N755 Nesler Road
    Elgin, IL US
  • Elgin Lanes
    Located conveniently near Elgin, Elgin Lanes offers great games of pool for you and everyone you know. The doors are open for you at this alley with their people friendly restaurant and great, home-cooked food. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this alley. Elgin Lanes is fully loaded with TVs for your viewing pleasure. Noise levels at the alley can be ear-piercing, so save the t te- -t tes for another night. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    401 Shepard Drive
    Elgin, IL US
  • Marcus Theatres
    Marcus Theatres offers you a terrific film experience located conveniently in Elgin. Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this theater has the restaurant just for you. Having trouble finding that family-friendly activity everyone will love? This theater is made for all ages, so little ones are welcome to come along, too. Drive in and watch a movie of your choice at Marcus Theatres. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    111 South Randall Road
    Elgin, IL US
  • Bowlway Lanes
    Take it pin by pin at Elgin's Bowlway Lanes and find a new way to spend your next date night. With a sizzling plate of terrific food, this alley boasts among the best eats this side of the city. Having trouble finding that family-friendly activity everyone will love? This alley is made for all ages, so little ones are welcome to come along, too. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    810 Villa Street
    Elgin, IL US
  • Sapphire Hills Stable
    Sports fans flock to Elgin's Sapphire Hills Stable for a fun day away. With a sizzling plate of terrific food, this club boasts among the best eats this side of the city. This club is kid-friendly, so little ones are welcome to tag along. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. So why wait? Stop in at Sapphire Hills Stable today.
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    9670 Kendall Road
    Elgin, IL US

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