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At the Intersection of Fun & Learning

Come visit one of Chicagoland and the Western Suburbs’ favorite places, where play allows kids to make new discoveries, explore new spaces, share experiences, and see themselves and their world in new and exciting ways. For 30 years, DuPage Children’s Museum has been inspiring children and their adults with experiences that encourage curiosity, discovery, and collaboration.


“I love this museum - it's designed so well for a range of ages. We were there for 2 hours and could have spent more time there too. The kids loved it - it's so hands on and each section has something fun to offer. We will certainly be back!”

Patricia J, Trip Advisor Review

Play Leads the Way!

Play allows kids to release energy, push boundaries, connect with others, and discover new things. Play leads the way to… building self-confidence and discovering the joy in conquering a challenge; flexing critical thinking muscles through solving a problem, playing a game, or planning the next move; making new friends, working together, and learning cooperation and sharing; and strengthening the bond between child and caregiver.

Let Your Child Lead the Way Through our Exhibit Neighborhoods


“Brought 2 of my grand kids here and we had a great time. Very interactive, lots to do, a lot of fun and they are learning at the same time.”

Dale B, Trip Advisor Review

Enjoy Events That Captivate & Educate Children of All Ages


Saturday, Aug 3

10 am to 10:30 am

Get ready to wiggle, JIGGLE, and giggle to Jodi Koplin's Jigglejam “A musicfest for Children.”

Included with Museum admission or membership.

Train Day

Saturday, Aug 10

9 am to 4:30 pm

Get and up-close look at a super cool model train and enjoy train-themed activities.

Included with Museum admission or membership.

Member-Only Night

Friday, Aug 23

4 pm to 8 pm

Membership means more access. Enjoy a special time in the Museum reserved just for our members.

Included with Museum membership.

Kids Identification & Safety Seat Event

Saturday, Aug 24

10 am to 2 pm

The Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police District host this free event in the Museum's parking lot.

Activities in parking lot are free. Admission is required to enter the Museum.


Make It A Day To Remember

Host a one-of-a-kind party at DuPage Children’s Museum. Have a blast, celebrating, playing, and even learning together in the Museum’s unique exhibit neighborhoods.


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