NAPERVILLE– The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded state grant funding to two local public museums as part of the agency’s Public Museum Capital Grants Program, State Rep. Darlene Senger (R-Naperville) announced today.
The DuPage Children's Museum has been awarded $240,200 to develop an active wet area in the Dynamic Tables exhibit showing the weight and power of moving water to harness energy. The total project cost is $1.29 million.
The Naperville Heritage Society has been awarded $629,200 to replace the electrical grid on the 12-acre museum campus at Naper Settlement. The total project cost is $670,700.