Astronomy Day






Sunday, September 25

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

711 N. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103

(815) 963-6769

Discovery Center Museum


Science is looking up as Discovery Center celebrates National Astronomy Day. Enjoy a free planetarium show, design a Mars rover, create Moon art, learn about telescopes with members of the Rockford Amateur Astronomers Club, and enjoy space-related demonstrations as well as a short presentation by local NASA ambassador “Space Case Sarah” as she discusses NASA’s plans to send humans to the Moon and Mars. You can even take home free stickers, tattoos, posters and more courtesy of NASA (while supplies last)! Sponsored by Aetna and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Included with museum admission: $10 Public; free to Members and children age 1 and younger.


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