Closed on Mondays.  Last day for the dinosaurs exhibt will be 5/5

 

Water room and 2nd floor regular exhibits are closed until May 11th.

Inspiring Wonders & Excitement for Learning

The Discovery Depot museum provides an engaging atmosphere in which children and families explore, learn, and have fun together.
Inspiring Wonders & Excitement for Learning
The Discovery Depot museum provides an engaging atmosphere in which children and families explore, learn, and have fun together.
Inspiring Wonders & Excitement for Learning
The Discovery Depot museum provides an engaging atmosphere in which children and families explore, learn, and have fun together.
The Discovery Depot museum provides an engaging atmosphere in which children and families explore, learn, and have fun together
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Make Discovery Depot the first stop on your next visit to Galesburg.
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The museum offers weekly, monthly and weekend programming for all ages and interests!
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Want to support the children's museum? Find out how!
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Explore Discovery Depot

Since 1999, we have sought to fulfill our mission, "inspiring Wonder and Excitement for Learning" through diverse programs, exhibits, and community partnerships. We promote literacy, science, engineering, technology, mathematics, fine arts, and cultural education by engaging families through hands-on learning!

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Take a Tour

Discovery Depot offers something for children of all ages! From our large scale Ferris Wheel to Ferris Acres combine, farm and Ferris Junction Village, imaginations can soar! For the artists, be sure to visit Blick Art Studio on our first floor.

On our second floor, check out WAVES our water feature area, BE amazed with the power and possibilities of air and in our OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois Science Classroom experience science, engineering and more!

Don't forget the outside exhibits! Visit our real caboose and Kids Crossing enclosed playground!

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Upcoming Events
Thrifty Thursday
Half priced admission evening!  Tickets much be purchased in advance.
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25
Apr
Play without Boundaries
Special time for special needs children and their caregivers.  Reducced admission. Preregistration required.
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28
Apr
Teacher Appreciation Gifts- Coasters
Create a keepsake coaster for your teacher, mom or grandmother. $1 with admission
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04
May
Candle Creations
Design your own art and then put it on the candle.   Great personalized gift. $2 with admission
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11
May
Kids Canvas Club
Preregistration required.   Snack and supplies included.
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13
May

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