VISIT - DuPage Children's Museum

Mess Fest | Saturday, June 22 | 9–2

Come Play!
Close button


The Fun Starts Here... Plan Your Visit!


$19 Children

$19 Adults

$18 Seniors

Free Kids Under 1 Year

Free DCM Members

Get Tickets

Monday – Friday

9 am to 4 pm

Saturday – Sunday

9 am to 5 pm

Pre-registration is recommended.

Special Hours:
Thursday, July 4 | 9am – 1pm
Sunday, August 25 | 1pm – 5pm

301 N. Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540




Located in the heart of Naperville


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.


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

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 interactive exhibit neighborhoods.

Party Amenities Include:
  • UNLIMITED playtime in the Museum
  • 90 minutes in a private party room
  • Special birthday shirt for the birthday child
  • And more!
learn more
Rent the Museum

A Unique Venue

DuPage Children's 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 plan and exciting venue can be customized to meet your individual needs.

With adventure and entertainment built right into the venue, it's easy to create a unique and imaginative gathering for work, play, or celebration.

learn more

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.

See all Exhibits
Schools & Groups

Hands-On Learning

Schools and groups can explore a variety of STEM Labs to spark curiosity and promote critical thinking through hands-on discovery.




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.

Learn more

Explore more of what we offer