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Richard Branson is preparing to reach the edge of space this morning. Jeff Bezos will make the same attempt to in a few days! Check out CNN right now!
Discovery Center Museum

Posted by Discovery Center Museum

Posted on July 11, 2021





Richard Branson is preparing to reach the edge of space this morning. Jeff Bezos will make the same attempt to in a few days! Check out CNN right now!

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Bubble Festival

Bubble Festival

Bubble-celebrity Ben Jimenez combines art, science and a touch of magic in his live performances. Enjoy Ben’s 30-minute show and afterward pop outside to the Bubble-Palooza Playground (weather permitting) to devise your own brilliant bubbly tricks as you test your soapy skills with bubble art, math, and science activities for the whole family! Shows at 9:00 and 11:00 am are geared toward young children, while the afternoon shows incorporate science into the content. Sponsored by Viking Chemical Company.Cost: $3 Public; $2 Members; Museum admission extra: $10 Public; Free for Members and children ages 1 and younger.

September 23, 2021

Free Admission For Grandparents!

Free Admission For Grandparents!

Celebrate Grandparents Day with a trip to Discovery Center. To get FREE admission for grandparents, go to https://bit.ly/DCMgrandparentsday or call us at 815-963-6769 weekdays from 9-3. Kiddos can even make a gift for their special seniors in our Art Studio!

September 6, 2021

Cuddle with barnyard babies and explore life on a farm during our E-I-E-I-O event Friday, July 16! Make your online reservation today at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/EventPurchase...

July 10, 2021

Having a SUPER time at our Superheroes and Princesses event today! Thanks to Forest City Fairytale Company for asking Spidey to have some fun with our guests today!+2

July 9, 2021

Look who will be at Discovery Center on Friday for our Superheroes and Princesses event! Your kiddos will love posing for a pic with their favorite Spider Hero courtesy of Forest City Fairytale Company. Make your reservation to play before tickets sell out at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/EventPurchase...#spidey #discoverycentermuseum

July 8, 2021

Check out our newest exhibit unveiled today. Thank you to ThermoFisherScientifc for their generous support in creating the exhibit for children and families and helping inspire future chemists and scientists!WIFR.COMDiscovery Center Museum unveils Periodic Table of Elements exhibit

July 8, 2021

Your littles will love our Superheroes and Princesses event Friday, July 9. Decorate crowns or masks, fabricate a shield and create a magic wand for a day of SUPER fun! Make your reservation at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/EventPurchase...Masks are required for everyone ages 5 and older.

July 7, 2021

Create an adorable dinosaur, turtle or owl in our Art Studio today through Sunday.#loveart

July 7, 2021

July 4, 2021

Witness a fire tornado and learn a little about the chemistry of fireworks at KABOOM on Sunday, July 4. Make your reservation at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/EventPurchase...#DiscoveryCenterScience #4thofJuly

July 2, 2021

Stay cool with a reservation to Discovery Center this weekend! Reserve a play session at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent...

July 1, 2021

Staff and campers enjoyed some fuzzy winged friends at Discovery Center last week. Kids were able to watch the eggs hatch and then make friends with the adorable chicks! #discoverycenterscience #babychicks

June 30, 2021

Make a 4th of July twirler in our Art Studio this week! Reserve a visit to Discovery Center at https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent...

June 29, 2021

Kiddos had a day full of color at our Rainbow Adventure Family Fun Day. Join us July 4 for Kaboom!

June 28, 2021



Sunday, July 4; 10-Noon and 1-3 pm Kaboom! Reservations and Masks are required. Cost included with Museum admission: $9/Person for the Public; free to Members and all children ages 1 and younger. Strut your stars and stripes as science and art join hands for this patriotic celebration. Witness explosions, construct light and sound creations, and create a red, white, and blue masterpiece. Visit https://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?eventid=1004681 to make a reservation. Reservations and Masks are required. Family Fridays are sponsored by US Bank and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

June 28, 2021