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Museums + Nature Centers 
Naperville

DUPAGE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

LOCATION:  301 N. Washington Street, Naperville
(630) 637-8000

FEE: $17 per adult, $17 per child one year and older, $16 per senior, Kids under 1 are FREE

HOURS: Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm | Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm 

Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Exhibits are limited to science, math, art, and any combination of the three!

  • Third Thursdays occur each month for kiddos with special needs (especially sensory issues). Check the website for more details!

  • Allergy-friendly, clean-eating new cafe called ‘BeanSprouts’ open during museum hours.

Naperville

Knoch Knolls Nature Center 

LOCATION:   320 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville
(630) 864-3964

HOURS: Monday - Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,  Saturday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and Sundays Closed

2023 Holiday Closures:

  • New Year's Day - Monday, January 2

  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 29

  • 4th of July - Tuesday, July 4

  • Labor Day - Monday, September 4

  • Thanksgiving, tbd

  • Holiday Break, tbd

  • This center sits on the edge of the DuPage River and has a large deck that extends out over the water for fabulous views.  Outside, there’s a neat mud-free playground; inside, there are exhibits about the river, an aquarium, a living wall of plants, and more.. Hours vary by season, so check the website ahead of time. 

Naperville

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