family friendly fun at DuPage Children

Family Fun Events

Da Vinci Inventor Fair dream with Da Vinci
Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, February 26
Leonardo was a great inventor, and you can be one too! Create your own invention or try to recreate one of Da Vinci’s famous works – then test your creations in “Invention Challenges.”

  • Doodle Bots Demo
  • Recent Inventions Demonstration
  • Flying Machine Challenge
  • Special inventor materials in the Construction House
  • 3D printer and 3D draw and print pens with Naperville Public Library – Time TBD

Up Coming Family Fun Events

Bug Bonanza
Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26
We’re buggin’ out for DCM’s Bug Bonanza! Enjoy everything buggy from the grasshopper long jump, to spider web weaving, coffee filter butterflies, and more. Flutter, crawl, creep, or fly on over to catch all the fun!

  • Zolos®
  • Coffee Filter Insects
  • Bug Sensory Bin
  • Play Dough bugs and bugs life
  • Insect Meet n’ Greet – Time TBD
  • Create your own Wings
  • Grasshopper long jump
  • Spider web weaving
  • Magnetic butterfly matching

Bug Bonanza Sponsor

Bug Bonanza sponsor Men In Black

Fairy Tale Fest
Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, April 10

Once upon a time, in the magical land of DCM… Join us for one of our most popular family events. Dress up as your favorite fairy tale character and enjoy two days of enchanting activities.

dream with Da VinciThese camps are inspired by our new exhibit: Dream with Da Vinci

30th Birthday party of DuPage Children's Museum in Downtown Naperville, IL a near suburb ChicagoThis event is part of our 30th Birthday Celebration, come party with us!

Family Fun Events are free with admission or membership