DuPage Children's Museum

Naperville, Ill.


301 N. Washington St.
Naperville, Ill. 60540
(630) 637-8000
Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday (open until 8 p.m. every Third Thursday); 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $11, $10 seniors 60+, free kids under 1

Experience a museum where children and adults learn and play together in neighborhoods of hands-on exhibits designed to promote skill development in math, science and art. Roll a ball down a ramp to explore gravity and movement in Make it Move or create a pipe structure in Built It, using real tools. Blow a bubble or splash at the water tables in Waterways and Bubbles, then dry off in the AirWorks wind tunnel. The museum also offers a special time for families of children with visual and mobility impairments to visit on Third Thursdays (5-7 p.m.) Visit the new S.M.A.R.T. Café on the lower level, where food becomes an opportunity for young children to learn about Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology. The Café environment reinforces healthy eating, with choices free of nitrates, harmful preservatives and antibiotics. School Year Hours (Begin Sept. 15): 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday (open until 8 p.m. every Third Thursday); 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdaynoon-5 p.m. Sunday.


Upcoming Events

Color Me Fall

September 23, 2014

School’s Out Camp: Kids Design Engineering

September 26, 2014 - October 9, 2014

Get Energized at DCM!

September 27, 2014

Solar Fest

September 27, 2014

Build a Train

September 30, 2014

Reading is Delicious!

October 2, 2014

Fall Frenzy

October 9, 2014

Math in Our World

October 15, 2014

Amazing Artists

October 21, 2014

Ongoing events

Don’t Miss the DCM School Bus!

September 15, 2014 - October 6, 2014

Family Fun Friday Nights

September 19, 2014 - October 24, 2014

XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness

October 11, 2014 - February 1, 2015

Third Thursday

October 16, 2014

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