25th Anniversary Celebration


BREAKFAST in the Morning
Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 7:30am-9:00am
Location: Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

If you’ve played with us, volunteered with us, served on a board or committee, or worked for us – Join Us!

Join us on Thursday, September 12 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal for a breakfast celebration from 7:30am - 9:00am.

We are excited to share memories of our past and celebrate 25 years of play, 15 years in Uptown Normal, and 2 million visitors!

Tickets to attend the breakfast are $25 each. If you are interested in hosting a table please contact Beth Whisman at 309-433-3447 or a current board member to get started.

We hope you join us to celebrate these major milestones in our history and look to the future of the Children's Discovery Museum in our community!

PLAY in the Evening

We will have special hours on September 12th to continue the celebration. From 1:00 – 8:00 pm we will offer throwback pricing with $3 Admission to the museum which includes special 25th Anniversary activities, Door Prizes that include a year of free ice cream from Emack & Bolio’s, Zoo Lady Face Painting and Meet Curious George! Fun for all ages!

The museum will be closed until 1:00pm for all staff to join the morning celebrations! 

Thank You Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor 
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Early Learning Sponsor 
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Power of Play Sponsor 

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Friends and Family Sponsor
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