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Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum

Discovery Center Museum


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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM


711 N. Main Street,

Rockford, IL


(815) 963-6769


Hands-on exhibits encourage children of all ages to play, explore, create and, ultimately, discover the joy of learning! Exhibits relate to math, color & light, Midwest wild weather, agriculture, communication, health and the human body, nanoscience, the science of sports and more. Discovery Center also boosts an award-winning outdoor park. Visit soon and see why Discovery Center Museum is ranked the #4 children's museum in the nation by Child magazine and a top 12 museum by Forbes.com.

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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!

Sunday, July 11, 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...

Saturday, 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

Friday, 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

Thursday, 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

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Sunday, 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

Friday, July 2, 2021

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

Thursday, July 1, 2021