Breakfast Book Club
Breakfast Book Club with Daniel Tiger
Saturday, February 9 | 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Register for February
Saturday, March 9 | 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Register for March
Saturday, April 6 | 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Register for April
$15 Member | Per Person (age 1+)
$20 Non-Member | Per Person (age 1+)

Storybook characters come to life during this fun literary experience at the Museum. Enjoy a hot breakfast provided by Belgio’s Catering, a photo op with Daniel Tiger, a special story time, and exclusive time in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit. Stay and continue to play after the Museum opens; each ticket includes Museum admission.

Learn more about the exhibit.

Note: Discounts will be applied at checkout. DCM Members must log in to receive discounted member pricing. Set up your login by clicking the “Register” button in the top, right-hand corner of the checkout page. When setting up your account please don’t update your contact information until after you create your login. Have questions? Call us: 630-637-8000


Play-to-Learn Family PlayShop
4-week program
Tuesdays | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Play and learning opportunities are everywhere! This fun, informal PlayShop, for ages birth – 35 mo. and their adults, offers the opportunity to spend time together and make new friends while enriching your Museum experience with your child. Each week, enjoy age-appropriate activities prepared by a Museum Specialist who can answer questions about child development and learning related to their specialty.


Each session includes a specialist introduction, a prepared activity during open play, and circle time. The toys and materials featured in PlayShop are things that can be done at home or in the Museum to further your experience. Sessions will be held in a Museum program room. Afterwards, stay and play in the Museum!

Cost per 4-week program:
Members: $40 | Adult/Child
Non-members: $60 | Adult/Child
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January: 8, 15, 22, & 29 | Registration Closed
February: 5, 12, 19, & 26 | Register for February
March: 5, 12, 19, & 26 | Register for March
April: 9, 16, 23, & 30 | Register for April
May: 7, 14, 21, & 28 | Register for May


Upcoming Events

Pajama Party

Friday, January 25 | Friday, April 26 
4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

Put on your favorite PJs and join us for an evening of comfort and creativity. Explore the Museum’s exhibits and a variety of pop-up activities. Then wind down with bedtime stories. Have your stuffed “friend” or blanket tag along for the fun!

Bug Bonanza

Saturday, March 23 
9:00-4:30 p.m.

We’re buggin’ out! Enjoy a special appearance from creepy crawlies provided by DCM’s School Programs Team and insect-inspired activities. Flutter, crawl, creep, or fly on over to catch the fun!