The Children’s Museum of Illinois is a hands-on, interactive museum for children ages three to twelve. Its exhibits and activities complement and enhance children’s educational opportunities, particularly in the arts and sciences. The museum contributes to the community’s quality of life as an educational facility, visitor attraction, family activity destination, and site for volunteerism.For travelers who use our international travel planner, Decatur holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Children's Museum of Illinois and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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My grandchildren live out of town. When they spend a few days with me, I love getting them out to places across Decatur. One trip they especially love is first to the Scovill playground and then on to... more »
This place truly makes learning fun. There are so many hands-on activities and things to explore. It is truly a gem in Decatur. more »
We have been frequent visitors and we recently went to a special event called superheroes in training. It was great. Characters dressed to fit the part we there ready to have their photos taken with t... more »
There are several different areas for the kids. Seating for parents to watch their kids explore. Gross and fine motor skills along with learning experiences. Adjacent to the zoo for a quick walk over. Picnic areas to eat lunch.
My kids love coming here. My oldest is always asking to come here and has a blast every time. Activities don't seem to change, at least not very often, but at least there is a variety to do compared to smaller places I've been to.
Museum features many fun activities for kids to enjoy such as: bubble station, climbing apparatus, water works station, mini grocery store.
One of Decatur's finest attractions. Great concept and worth the price of admission. The yearly pass for grandparents is a best buy.
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