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What a fun place to visit.

Lots of interesting things to see. Learned so much about buttons!!! Cute items for sale, too... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Sightsee802673
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Grayslake, IL
Interesting, unique museum

I never knew that buttons were so interesting. They have beautiful examples of all kinds of... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Dorien Z
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Gurnee, Illinois
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14 Apr 2017
“What a fun place to visit.”
8 Nov 2016
“It's closed and gone”
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4072 Old Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031-2849
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lots of interesting things to see. Learned so much about buttons!!! Cute items for sale, too. Great place to visit with a couple of girlfriends for the afternoon. Great story of the lady who started it.

1  Thank Sightsee802673
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Sad to say this museum has shut down permanently. It was interesting but not very well known and didn't have the ability to survive financially. All the amazing collectible buttons were sold for pennies on the dollar.

4  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was ok I thought the price was a little high to basically go into a few rooms to look. I recently went past and it is now no longer open.

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

I never knew that buttons were so interesting. They have beautiful examples of all kinds of buttons; many antique. The docents are very knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the visit.

Thank Dorien Z
Reviewed 13 April 2015

It's an old house in a nice, historic neighborhood (good for walking) and now it is a small museum featuring buttons, quilting, sewing, and local history. You could spend a few minutes or a few hours, and I think men, women, and children would all...More

2  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 14 September 2012

The staff are so very wonderful and explain all about the history of why the Button Room is there. It was truly an amazing experience to visit this place.

2  Thank Sharon B
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