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Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum

Discovery Center Museum


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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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Friday, November 27, 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The perfect gift - a membership to Discovery Center! http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/.../give-the-gift-of...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Join our friends at the @BADM_org for this simple engineering challenge using water and items found around your home!#discoverycenterscience #STEMhttps://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryCenterMuseum/posts/10157631527207539

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Experiment with sound using balloons and simple items from home! #discoverycentersciencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKDDSGcZkwE

Monday, November 23, 2020

Tickets are still available for our Bubble Wonders virtual show on Saturday morning at 10:30 am. Below is a sneak peek at what Bubbleologist Geoff Akins can magically create! Just $12 for the whole family to enjoy via Zoom. Order tickets at coverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/EventPurchase.aspx?dateselected=11/21/2020https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJ2S1n9sRCc&feature=emb_logo

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Discovery Center's Smashing Pumpkins event was featured on news across the country and picked up by CNN! Check it out! We are the last story - you can fast forward to the 8:44 mark.https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/11/cnn10/ten-content-thurs/index.html?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Catch a preview of our Bubble Wonders show this morning on WIFR TV Morning Blend around 9:10!

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Catch our astronauts on Space X “Resilience” docking with the International Space Station tonight around 10pm!

Monday, November 16, 2020