Indoor Play

Exploritorium Skokie

Where is it at?

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4701 Oakton Street
Tel: 847 674-1500

Where are we going today?

If you love indoor play, then you will feel like Exploritorium is the Disneyland of indoor fun!

Exploritorium was voted "Best Rainy Day Activity Site" by Chicago Magazine, and when you visit, you will see why! It's SO much more than an indoor playground!

Here, it's not just the kids that can have the fun, but the parents too. Through interactive play, you can all enjoy a great time playing, and learning, and creating, and discovering!

Each of the features within Exploritorium are designed with a specific element in mind, to ensure kids are learning and developing as well as having fun.

There is SO much to do! Kids can play make-believe in the costumed dress up area, and be anyone they want to be. They can make a splash in the water play area, and even experience new heights in the 2 1/2 story tubes and tunnels!

Active kids will love to scale new heights on the climbing wall, and those little ones who love to figure out puzzles, and build will love the Engineering Megastation.

Got little kids in the family? Then the Toddler Zone is perfect for them. With age appropriate activities and time away from the older kids, here they can really shine!

Don't miss the fun events that they hold across the year, including Storybook Corner and Amazing Animal encounters where kids can actually MEET and PET creatures from all over the world. 

See, we told you that Exploritorium was much more than your regular indoor play centers.

So no matter what the weather, you can know that the fun in Chicago won't ever stop!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$8
  • Children$5
  • Free Under: 12 months

When can we go?

9am - 5pm Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri. / 9am - 1pm Sat

All year round but closed Sundays. Thursdays for group visits only

Teachers corner

They have dedicated 9am - 3pm Thursdays to group visits, so why not give them a call and arrange the students to have a great time!.

I'm Hungry!

They have vending areas to grab drinks and snacks.

Healthy Eating!

You're in Chicago! There are plenty of places to grab food before or after you visit!.

Any Top Tips?

Allow a couple of hours as there is a lot to see and do!.

Doing our bit

They have the children's best interests in mind, so you know that the attractions and activities are designed for learning and development, and are safe and clean!.

Need a little extra help?

Speak to staff about any special needs your child has, and they will certainly try and help!.

Can I get one of those?

Can you have a party? You sure can! They have specific party times to choose from, and try and book 8 - 10 weeks in advance as it's popular!.

More information

They have FREE parking!.

What people are saying?

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    Great place for kids, 5$ to get in. Best to bring own food. The kids will love it.

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