Oakbrook Center

KidZania play city coming to Oakbrook Center in 2019

KidZania play city coming to Oakbrook Center in 2019

A "mini-city" that allows children to play at pretend jobs like truck driver, baker or doctor is expected to open in 2019 at Oakbrook Center.

The KidZania will be among the first two opening in the United States, the other being in the Dallas area.

Each indoor KidZania location has buildings, paved streets, vehicles and an economy fueled by a currency called kidZos. A still-undetermined admission price is charged, and the children, ages 4 to 14, are guided to some of the 100 potential hands-on role-playing and dress-up activities. A typical visit lasts four to five hours.

KidZania will "take part of the space currently...

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