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How People Make Things POSTPONED

Presented by DuPage Children's Museum at DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville IL

How People Make Things POSTPONED

Kids are curious

Ever wonder how a box becomes a box? Or how a sneaker becomes a sneaker? Children do. At How People Make Things, kids learn firsthand about the tools and processes used to make every day objects. It’s just one more way we inspire children to think outside the box.

Every object has a story of how it is made

Children today can feel removed from how common items in their lives are made – their toys, clothes and more. How People Make Things tells the story of how familiar childhood objects

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Adult: $13

Child: $13

Senior: $10

Contact: 630.637.8000


Additional time info:

Monday-Thursday 9 am to 4 pm
Friday 9 am to 8 pm
Saturday-Sunday 9 am to 5 pm

The Museum will be CLOSED on Sunday, April 12.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


DuPage Children's Museum

301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540


Free, on-site parking is available in our own parking lot. On our busiest days, street parking is also available. The Museum is just across the street from the train station – Ride the Metra BNSF line to the Naperville stop.


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    • Wheelchair Access

DCM regularly collaborates with community agencies and special needs organizations to assist with accessibility and programming. DCM has an All Accessibility Advisory Committee consisting of parents

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