*Waves water area, Blick Art Studio and OSF Science Classroom shuts down 30 minutes before close each day*  Closed on Mondays.

  The museum will be shut down from Monday, November 27th until Friday, December 1st.  We will be open Saturday, December 2nd


Volunteer at Discovery Depot and make a difference in our community

Discovery Depot is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles at the children’s museum!


Volunteer Application

Play Conductors
Program Volunteers
Office Helpers
Other benefits of volunteering at Discovery Depot include:
  • Training/orientation session
  • E-newsletters
  • Flexible hours
  • Ten percent discount on purchases at the gift shop
  • Discount on membership for those volunteers who have donated 100 hours or more

If you would like to volunteer at Discovery Depot, please fill out one of our volunteer application forms and background check form and return it to the volunteer coordinator. If you have any questions, please call the volunteer coordinator at (309) 344-8876 or e-mail [email protected].


Volunteer Application