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Mess Fest

June 25, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Included in general admission

Celebrate all things MESSY and experience DCM ooey-er, gooey-er, and sloppy-er than ever before during Mess Fest. Dive in, get dirty, and don’t forget to dress for a mess.

Outdoor Activities:

  • BIG Pendulum Painting
  • Paint BIG with a pendulum that’s bigger than the painter
  • Mud Kitchen
  • Make delicious, dirt dishes in a messy, mud kitchen
  • Shaving Cream Block Building
  • Build slippery structures in shaving cream block building
  • Polymer Playground & Slime Station
  • Make your own slime and explore more in the polymer playground
  • Paint Yourself
  • Get creative and use your body as the canvas in this kid-safe body paint activity
  • Kid Wash Station
  • Spray and scrub the mess away before you enter the museum to play

This event is included with Museum Admission or Membership.


June 25
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Included in general admission
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DuPage Children’s Museum
301 N. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
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DuPage Children’s Museum
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