Transportation Zoo - DuPage Children's Museum

$5 Friday Nights | 5–8pm thru October

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Transportation Zoo

Saturday, July 22, 2023  |  9 am – 1 pm

Pre-registered tickets are sold out out, walk-ins are welcome as capacity allows. Please know there may be a short wait for admission given the popularity of this event.

Loaders and Mixers and Plows, Oh My! Join us in the Museum’s parking lot to explore some exciting vehicles at DCM’s Transportation Zoo. Let your imagination drive your play as you take part in transportation-themed activities. Transportation Zoo is an experience the whole family can enjoy! 

Explore a Variety of Vehicles:

  • Residential Garbage Truck – Groot
  • Cement Mixer – Ozinga
  • Tow Truck – AAA
  • Small School Bus – Septran School Bus Co.
  • Wheel Loader – Naperville Public Works
  • Plow Truck – Naperville Public Works
  • International Class 8 Series Truck – Navistar
  • Skid Steer – United Rental
  • Delorean
  • Chicago Roller Derby Team
  • Sno Problems Shaved Ice Trailer (shaved ice available for purchase)
  • And More!

Additional Activities:

  • Big Van Wash
  • Mini Muddy Car Wash
  • Build and Explore Sensory Bins
  • Family-Friendly DJ from Bach to Rock Naperville


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This event is included with Museum Admission or Membership. Admission tickets are for all day; Transportation Zoo is 9–1. In the event of inclement weather, outdoor activities will be cancelled but Museum admission still applies.

Please contact:
Shamra Fallon, Public Programs Manager
If you have any questions regarding the event.

Artist-In-Residence Supporters:


This event is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Thank You to Our Sponsors: