Ready, set . . . SPARK!

At Spark Museum + Play Café, we provide opportunities for children and families to explore their inventive creativity—to create, innovate, collaborate, and problem-solve—because these experiences empower children to develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed.

Spark provides an accessible, safe, clean, and stimulating environment for children to play, explore, discover and learn about innovation. The facility is visually open and ensures children’s safety while challenging them to create, think, interact, explore, and have fun.

Play Café offers locally sourced, organic fare for kids in portions that nourish growing minds and bodies. Counter service is available for adults to enjoy café fare and beverages as well as responsibly consume wine, beer, and spirits.

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Spark is located in Lincoln Square Mall in downtown Urbana with plenty of free parking.

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Public Hours

  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m .
  • Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
  • Closed Monday and Tuesday for private events

Spark is available for rental and private events. Please contact us for more information.

Cost of Admission

$5.00 per child (ages 2-16) and adults which includes unlimited play during open hours. Children under 2 are free.

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Phone (217) 607-0524


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