Make Discovery Depot Children's Museum the first stop on your next visit to Galesburg. The museum is situated in beautiful downtown Galesburg, across the street from the Galesburg Amtrak Station, the Galesburg Railroad Museum. Knox College is nearby and we are just steps away from historic Seminary Street retail and dining spots!
Children ages 1-12 will enjoy our museum’s diverse exhibits and programs, which emphasize hands-on learning and play. Plan on spending two to four hours with us. The museum offers wireless Internet access as well as coffee, snacks and other beverages.
Discovery Depot Hours
Tuesdays thru Saturday: 9:30am to 3:00pm
Wednesdays: 9:30am to 4:30pm
Sundays: 12:00pm to 3:00pm
*Note the last admission to the museum is 30 minutes prior to closing*
General admission for ages 1 and over: $11.00
Senior admission for ages 60+: $9.50
Military Discount with ID: $9.50
Amtrak Discount of 20% with your ticket
Enjoy a day of learning outside of school with your class! Explore the exhibits and for an additional fee, programs are offered for your field trip. Please inquire at [email protected] If a classroom or a table/seating area is needed, please let us know. Staying for lunch? Food may be brought into the classroom and pavilion areas. Learn more about our Field Trip options here.
Our classroom space, the science lab with catering kitchen, and art studio may be rented for parties, reunions, meetings, and other events.