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Dupage Children's Museum

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Address: 301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone Number: (630) 637-8000
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9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Must take for the little ones!

Great place to take the kids. My kids grew up in this museum and now I take my nephew and nieces. There is a lot for the little ones to do and they can also be very hands on. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to take the kids. My kids grew up in this museum and now I take my nephew and nieces. There is a lot for the little ones to do and they can also be very hands on. The staff is always very nice which makes the trips even better. Not too far from downtown Naperville, so you can... More 

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Warrenville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Museum is a great place for kids and will keep the occupied for quite a while. Take the time to enjoy the exhibits and give the kids a wonderful memory.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Dupage has been closed until Sept. 2015 due to a water pipe breaking and flooding the building. Before the pipde burst, it was an excellent place to bring childern 2-10 years old. The kids have a great deal of time exploring, water, bubblies, light, sound, gaears, electricity, etc.

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Marion, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went there for a family friend's 2nd birthday. He really liked the water section. I personally the water section myself, along with the ball machine, and just about all of it! It's a good day trip for anyone who lives in the area.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Hands on experience with science background makes this a full day for the ones that need activity on a rainy day.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I cannot count how many times we have been to the Childrens Museum in Naperville. There are so many fun things to explore, especially for the younger children. They can explore wind, water (don't forget some extra clothes, the kids get soaked ;-)), shapes, sizes, music, etc. It is definitely worth a visit! And you will probably end up buying... More 

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Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had my son's 3rd birthday here and it was excellent! The kids spent the entire day there with plenty to do. The party coordinator was very accommodating and it is a fun learning experience for kids of all ages. Even the adults had fun interacting with their children. We had a blast and my son's loved his birthday party!

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Charlotte, NC
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Dupage Children's Museum is currently closed due to massive water damage from a burst pipeline. The museum is taking the opportunity to fast-forward a $2 million renovation due to the damage, and is temporarily closed. Their website shows pictures of the flood and restoration, and promises that the original museum will re-open sometime in the summer 2015. Until then,... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My boys really loved all the activities they had. I would definitely bring them back if we hadn't moved an hour and a half away. Very hands on and kids can learn a lot.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

They had a flood so they moved into the shopping mall for now. I will give them another chance but my local library has more and better things for my granddaughter to do.

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