Financial Assistance
A goal of DuPage Children’s Museum is to make the Museum’s unique learning-through-play experience accessible to every child, regardless of economic, physical, or social barriers.

Family Access Membership Program (FAM)
The Museum has a program which offers the Family Access Membership, a reduced-cost membership to qualifying families.

  • Family Access Membership (FAM) Benefits
    • Cost: $20
    • UNLIMITED admission to the Museum for one full year
    • Good for 2 adults and up to 6 children
    • Access to special Members-only events – at least 4 per year
    • Discounts on one-of-a-kind birthday parties
    • 10% off at the S.M.A.R.T. Café
    • 10% off in the DCM Explorer Store
  • To Qualify for FAM
    Show a valid photo ID and one of the following:

    • WIC card
    • IHFS Medical card
    • ALL Kids card
    • Free and Reduced Lunch Program letter from school district
  • Policies
    • Family Access Memberships are not eligible for paid upgrades to other levels of Museum membership
    • Photo identification is required to use membership card.
    • There is an adult to child ratio of 1:6 per visit
    • Your membership’s free admission excludes scheduled group visits like field trips and parties.
    • Memberships are not refundable, transferable, or redeemable for cash due to their tax-deductible status.
    • Memberships are designed to be used by one family and may not be loaned or given to anyone else.
    • There is a $5 administrative fee for changes or to replace lost cards.
    • Memberships sold as part of a promotion may be subject to different tax-deductibility.
  • Download a FAM Application

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Sponsored by
Alfred Bersted Foundation

BMO Harris Bank


The Christorpher Family Foundation

Doris Christopher

The Driskill Foundation

Exchange Club

Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company: A Wintrust Community Bank

Naperville Bank & Trust Company: A Wintrust Community Bank

The Schueler Family

St. Charles Bank & Trust Company: A Wintrust Community Bank

USG Foundation

Wheaton Bank & Trust Company: A Wintrust Community Bank