Yes! Strollers may be parked on the first-floor in the locker/coat room area! Additionally, there is space to park your stroller on all three floors while you are playing.
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Yes! The Children’s Discovery Museum proudly supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and welcomes visitors of all abilities! We provide accessible facilities for wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility-aid devices on all three floors. For more information regarding accessible parking, please visit our parking and directions page.
Service animals are welcome at the Children’s Discovery Museum! In accordance with the ADA, Museum staff may ask whether a service animal is required because of a disability in order to communicate with staff and make any special accommodations.
Yes! Sensory bags are available for checkout at the front desk. These bags include noise reduction headphones, communication cards, light reduction glasses, fidget/relaxation toys and other tools to make the museum more accessible. If you have other recommendations for how our museum could be more accessible for your family, please email Abby at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 309-433-3455.
There are multiple spaces at the museum that can be used to “cool down!” Please ask the front desk for recommendations upon arrival, or call Abby before your visit at 309-433-3455.
Mothers may nurse their babies wherever they feel most comfortable at the museum! Benches are provided for seating on each floor. For more privacy, our Nursing Nook is located on the third floor, inside the women’s bathroom. The Nursing Nook is equipped with a rocking chair, outlets, room for your stroller and an activity to occupy young siblings.