They Rely on YOU!

Bring the power of play to all — support the Museum with a charitable donation today. A contribution of any amount, directly supports the Museum’s important outreach programs to serve those who need it most. Thank you for your generosity!

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Art Adventures

Art Adventures are guided art activities that children and their caregivers can create together and either take home or replicate in the home. These activities take place daily in the Adventures in Art exhibit from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m. whenever the Museum is open.

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Baby & Me

Parents and their children up to 12 months are invited to join us for a FREE meet-up group with other new moms and dads, every Monday from 9:30 – 11 a.m.!

A nurse representative from our partners at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital will be on hand to answer questions and facilitate discussions on early childhood development and parenting topics.

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Waukegan Pop-Up Museum

OPEN NOW! Urban Edge, 220 W Clayton St, Waukegan

• Creative Art Studio
• Air-Mazing exhibit
• Chagall for Children exhibit
• Imagination Playground building block

Public Hours:
Sat & Sun, Feb 3 – 25: 12 – 4 p.m.
Thu, Feb 22: 5 – 7 p.m.

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Regular Hours

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday - Friday
9:30 am – 5:00 pm

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Members Only Hours

Monday - Saturday
9:00 am – 9:30 am

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Adults and Children

Grandparents and Seniors (55+)

Infants under 12 months


Electronic Benefit Transfer (WIC, and government approved) Cardholders
$3 per guest (up to 4 guests)

Military and Veterans
Buy one, get one free for entire party

Donation Request
One-day Family Pass

Purchase Gift Cards