DuPage Children's Museum

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301 North Washington Street,Naperville, Naperville, IL 60540 301 North Washington Street,Naperville, Naperville Directions
Today 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed All Hours
+16306378000

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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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In 1987, Louise Beem and Dorothy Carpenter were early-childhood-education specialists. Based on their combined experience—gained from teaching preschool, founding the College of DuPage's early-childhood-education program, and being grandmothers—the two friends felt that traditional methods of teaching youngsters were less than optimal at the time. Their brainchild, the DuPage Children's Museum, began that same year. The pair designed the museum's colorful exhibits to incorporate interactive and open-ended elements, which they believed more closely matched the way kids learn and naturally process information, a discovery they say has now been corroborated by findings in neuroscience research.

In that vein, the three-story museum engages young neurons with interactive art, math, and science-themed attractions. Giving little hands the chance to explore, the AWEsome Electricity exhibit bridges the gap between the electric-powered gadgets and lights families use every day to where all that nonbreakfast-based energy comes from. Kids learn how electricity gets from one place to another and what its basic units are while at play in the museum's signature hands-on spaces. Elsewhere, the Young Explorers exhibit is designed for children aged 2 and under, who develop math skills by learning concepts such as sorting and patterning and express their creativity by experimenting with color and light.

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