COVID-19 Museum Update

  • Thank you so very much for your support of Wonder Works Children’s Museum

    We want to do all we can to protect the health and happiness of our visitors of all ages and have temporarily closed the museum due to COVID-19. In the interest of our community and each other, we decided to temporarily close the Wonder Works Children’s Museum. We will continue to monitor the quickly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation and will re-open fully to the public when the time is right.

    We want to let members know that this “closed” time will be added to everyone’s membership. Please visit our Facebook page and look out for our emails for continued updates on museum plans to re-open to the public.

  • Museum Closure

    When will the museum reopen?

    The museum will reopen fully to the public when the time is right. We will continue to monitor the quickly evolving situation and issue updates as needed. When we reopen to the public, Wonder Works will have a new schedule!


    What’s the best way to stay informed about the museum?

    Our Facebook page ( will have the most up-to-date information. This FAQ page will also be updated frequently as needed.


    What’s happening at the museum now?

    During this temporary closure, a small team will be working on museum maintenance, fundraising, extensive cleaning, future program development, a new website, and more. Families will have a new, playful, healthy, and enriched experience when we reopen!

  • Museum Memberships

    How will the temporary closure affect my museum membership?

    Yes! We encourage you to support the museum by purchasing or renewing a membership now. Memberships open up a world of possibilities with a year of play and learning. Purchase or renew your membership here, and we thank you for your support!

    New memberships and renewals will become active when the museum reopens.

  • Parties and Private Events

    I had/have an event scheduled during the temporary closure, can I reschedule it?
    Yes, but we are not-rescheduling at this time. Please contact us at 708.383.4815 to put your event on hold or request a refund.


    Are refunds available?
    Yes. If you choose not to reschedule your event, we will offer a full refund. Please note that parties can be scheduled one year in advance – should you wish to book for next year.


    Can I schedule a party / private event for future dates during the temporary closure?
    Yes. You can schedule an event up to one year in advance.


    I had/have a field trip scheduled during the temporary closure. Can I reschedule my field trip?
    Yes. Please contact us at 708.383.4815 to reschedule your field trip. We are excited to announce that when we reopen will expand our private field trip availability to Mondays and Tuesdays.


    How can I help the museum today?

    • Your support goes a long way for our children’s museum, especially during the uncertain times we are currently experiencing. Please consider a donation to the museum to help sustain our organization during this extraordinary time. Please support here.
    • Renew your membership! If you have not yet renewed your membership for the year, we encourage you to do so now. All memberships will be extended for the length of time that the museum is closed.
    • When you order from Amazon, please be sure to Amazon Smile as a portion of your eligible purchases can be donated to Wonder Works Children’s Museum. To do so, click here or simply begin shopping at This is a year-round opportunity!
  • Looking Ahead

    We will continue to monitor the community impacts of the quickly evolving COVID-19 pandemic and will base all decisions to reopen based on public health developments. We encourage you all to keep playing together. Play helps to mitigate stress and boost overall health for all ages! We look forward to reopening when the time is right and seeing you all again.