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ADMISSION

$12 Adults

$12 Children

(Kids under 1 year
are free!)

$10 Seniors

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SCHOOL YEAR HOURS

Monday – Thursday*

9 am to 4 pm

Friday

9 am to 8 pm

Saturday

9 am to 5 pm

Sunday

9 am to 5 pm

The Museum is OPEN until 8 pm on the Third Thursday of each month.
OUR LOCATION

301 N. Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540

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THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:
ANY QUESTIONS?

PLEASE CALL
630.637.8000

LOCATION

Located in the heart of Naperville

Address

301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540

Navigation Note

When following Google Maps to 301 N. Washington Street, some visitors have been taken to the wrong location. View Google Maps.

Please double check that Google Maps is taking you to DuPage Children’s Museum at the corner of Washington Street and Spring Street across from
Washington Jr. High School.

Parking

Free parking is available for DCM members & visitors On our busiest days, our free lot may be full. View parking alternatives.

Ride the Metra

We’re just across the street from the Naperville train station. Ride the Metra BNSF line to the Naperville stop. View directions from train station.

PLAN A PARTY

Make it a day to remember

Make it a day to remember and 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.

Party amenities include
  • UNLIMITED time in the Museum
  • 90 minutes in private party room
  • Special birthday shirt for birthday child
  • FREE admission coupon for each child for a return visit
  • Bubble machine, sound system, and party lights in room
  • Table coverings provided
  • Party toolbox containing candles, lighter, cake knife, pizza cutter, tape
  • Bins to conveniently store and transport gifts
  • Colorful wristbands to identify party attendees
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RENTALS

A great venue for your next event

The Museum is a unique venue to host cocktail receptions, board or club meetings, fundraisers, corporate and/or family events, and more. Whatever the occasion, our flexible rental plans and exciting venue can be customized to meet your individual needs.

Looking for some fun, hands-on activities for teens or adults? We are always working on new ways to approach team building, problem solving, and creativity. Ask us what we have up our sleeves!

Our 17,000 square feet of exhibit space is packed with interactive ways to explore art, math, and science. With adventure, entertainment, and learning built right into the venue, it’s easy to create a unique and imaginative gathering for work, play, or celebration.

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Exhibits

Let your child lead the way through our exhibit neighborhoods

Here, kids are the experts from whom we can learn. Watch, and be proud of what they can accomplish – but don’t forget to play along yourself… You’ll be amazed with what you will learn together. Key learning concepts are presented through a variety of fun, interactive exhibit experiences grouped in themed neighborhoods, to encourage kids to make and share connections.

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CALENDAR

Enjoy events that fascinate and educate children of all ages

Today

Story Time

9:30 am to 9:50 am

Music & Movement Time

10:30 am to 10:50 am

Raise Your Play IQ

10:30 am to 11:15 am

Story Time

11:30 am to 11:50 am

Meet Daniel Tiger

1:10 pm to 1:30 pm

Meet Daniel Tiger

2:10 pm to 2:30 pm

Meet Daniel Tiger

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm

Feb 21

Story Time

9:30 am to 9:50 am

Music & Movement Time

10:30 am to 10:50 am

Story Time

11:30 am to 11:50 am

Third Thursday

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Feb 22

Story Time

9:30 am to 9:50 am

Music & Movement Time

10:30 am to 10:50 am

Story Time

11:30 am to 11:50 am

Music & Movement Time

1:30 pm to 1:50 pm

Story Time

2:30 pm to 2:50 pm

Feb 23

Story Time

9:30 am to 9:50 am

Music & Movement Time

10:30 am to 10:50 am

Story Time

11:30 am to 11:50 am

Music & Movement Time

1:30 pm to 1:50 pm

Story Time

2:30 pm to 2:50 pm

GROUP VISIT

Plan a Group Trip Full of Fun and Learning

DuPage Children’s Museum offers a variety of hands-on science, math, and art experiences perfect for group visits of 15 people or more, adults and children combined.

ANY QUESTIONS?

PLEASE CALL
630.637.8000

ACCESSIBILITY & INCLUSION

Our strength lies in diversity among the broad range of people that we serve

We are committed to providing a safe, accepting environment with unique learning opportunities for all children and families who visit the Museum. We make a special effort to accommodate our visitors with accessibility needs.

  • Third Thursday
  • Quiet room
  • Resources for your visit
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