- The list below includes 597 free or cheap things to do in or near Glenview, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Swimming Pool, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Little Bear Garden to Valley-Lo Sports Club, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glenview and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
The Roosevelt Outdoor Pool is a public pool open to local residents during the warmer months of the year. A large play pool with zero-depth entry, deep water drop slides, and a 5-lane activity pool are among the facilities available.
Visitors can explore an outdoor history and nature museum that spans 143 acres across diverse prairie grove land at The Grove. The Grove features a variety of native plants, animals and nature trails, and offers workshops and hands-on programs.
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There 16 permanent exhibitions at the Kohl Children's Museum, from domains such as Adventure in Art, Car Care, and Pet Vet. Special programs are organized in here all around the year, while it can also support special private events, such as birthday parties.
Going to the Historic Wagner Farm can be a bit of a learning experience. Visitors can learn about livestock, crops, participate in special events, and visit the heritage center to take part in some interactive exhibits.
The most notable feature of Swenson Park, a spacious, community-managed public area, is its skate park section, which draws skateboarders from around the area. The park also offers basketball courts, ball fields, and numerous picnic areas.
The Glenview History Center is a museum and library dedicated to preserving, nurturing, and promoting an awareness of Glenviewâ€™s local history. Attractions include the Hibbard Library, various educational programs, and the Farmhouse Museum.
There are 4 permanent exhibitions and more than 20,000 artifacts amassed in the collection of the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Special events, such as fundraisings, are organized in here, as well as all around the year programs.