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Orpheum Children's Science Museum 346 North Neil Street Champaign, IL 61820 217.352.5895


The Orpheum is located on the north end of downtown Champaign. Metered parking is available directly in front of the museum. Many downtown restaurants are within walking distance. The beautiful West Side park is 4 blocks away and has picnic areas and playgrounds. Market Place Mall is 2 miles north of the museum on Neil Street. From I-74 travel south on Neil Street to Washington Street, turn left onto Washington and enter the parking lot (less than .1 mile). From the south, we recommend driving north on Neil Street. At University northbound Neil turns into Walnut Street (one-way) through downtown Champaign. Turn left on to Washington and turn left in the Orpheum's parking lot (approximately .1 mile). To find Champaign hotels nearby, visit HotelsCombined at

Museum Admission Prices

Adults: $5.00 Children: $5.00 Seniors: $4.00 Museums For All: $1.00*
*The Museums for All program allows families (up to four visitors) with LINK/EBT cards and a valid form of photo ID to enter at a reduced rate. Additional guests can enter at regular admission price. This applies to general admission and may not be used for special events.


Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Always check here for any updates regarding Museum hours! School is out but the Orpheum will be open on President's Day (February 20th) from 10am-4pm!


Metered parking is available in the lot in front of our building. Parking is free on the weekend!

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