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WELCOME TO THE GREAT LAKES NAVAL MUSEUM

The museum is located at the Naval Station Great Lakes by the Main Gate. Admission and parking are free.

Address: Building 42, 610 Farragut Avenue, Great Lakes, IL 60088

MUSEUM INFORMATION

Hours of Operation

Wednesday 1pm - 5pm
Thursday    1pm - 5pm
Friday       11am - 5pm
Saturday    1pm - 5pm

Guided tours and additional hours by appointment.
Please call 847-688-3154
or email glnm@navy.mil for more information.



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GREAT LAKES NAVAL MUSEUM EVENTS

Children Bobsledding down a hill Great Lakes Naval Museum hosts
Build A Bobsled Racer
April 18, 2015 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm in the Museum Theatre

Come celebrate the Month of the Military Child and get one last taste of winter at the Great Lakes Naval Museum. During this educational activity, kids can build and test model bobsleds while learning about friction, energy, force, and the engineering design process. This event is free and open to the public. All craft supplies will be provided.

Happy Mother’s Day wreath Great Lakes Naval Museum hosts
Mums' for Mums
May 9, 2015 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm in the Museum Theatre

Come show Mom how much she is appreciated on her special day. During this activity, children and parents will learn about the life-process of plants as we plant a flower in its own pot. These flowers can be taken home and given as a gift for Mom on Mother's Day. This event is free and open to the public. All craft supplies will be provided.

Sailor Events
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