With two kids under the age of 5 in my house, area children’s museums are a — ahem, WERE a — popular destinations for our family, you know, until the whole COVID thing happened!
We’ve been to all the children’s museums in the area, and we even made a special trip down to Indianapolis to check out the mecca they build down there!
So it is with great joy that I read about the DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville opening back up for private parties! If you can find 10 people (that includes adults and kids), you get the run of the place (for the most part). There are two different options to choose from: the Explore Experience and the Discover Experience.
To answer the question that’s probably on your mind, yes, anyone age two and older needs to be wearing a face covering. But, if your kids are anything like mine, they won’t give a rip as long as they get to play!
Make sure to read their frequently asked questions page for some detailed info, but here is what you get:
This play experience includes the exhibits and activities listed below and more!
Explore light, shadow, and texture in this colorful space for cooperative play!
Move & Groove
Get your wiggles out and make some noise!
Make it Move
Of course, they have some strict safety protocols in place:
Your safety is our top priority. To help provide the safest play experience possible, we’ve enhanced our already robust procedures:
After each session:
Ok…all that looks wonderful, right? So, what about the price?
If you are a DCM member it is $225 for a 90 minute session ($250 for non-members). Not too bad if you get the maximum of 10 people to go!
Check out more details about the DCM’s private playtime on their website.