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711 N. Main Street,

Rockford, IL

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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.

Upcoming Events

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 2 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 2 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Sleepy Time Pajama Party: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Mar 31 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, Apr 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, Apr 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 2 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 2 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 2 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 2 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 2 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tons of Trucks: 3-6 Year Olds

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Center Museum

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, Apr 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tuesday, Apr 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Discovery Center Museum

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Recent Posts

Learn some "frosty facts" with the help of liquid nitrogen! Stay tuned for more science demonstrations and activities & check out our "Playful Learning at Home" webpage:http://discoverycentermuseum.org/whats-happ…/playfullearning#discoverycenterscience #museumsathome

Friday, March 27, 2020

Great tip for the parents of babies and toddlers!

Friday, March 27, 2020

Check out this Live Cam, then have your kids pretend they are penguins! Stay tuned for more playful learning science activities, story times and more. #discoverycenterscienceDiscovery Center Playful Learning webpage:http://discoverycentermuseum.org/whats-happening/playfullearninghttps://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/cams/penguin-cam

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Storytime with Ms. Debbie! Stay tuned for more stories next Thursday at 11am. Comment with your favorite story titles and use #discoverycenterscience. For science activities and more, see our Playful Learning at Home webpage: http://ow.ly/oUvM50yVyQp

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Stop by our #littlefreelibrary and take a children’s book. Then either return it or replace it with another book for kids! #discoverycentermuseum

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Enjoy Storytime with Ms. Debbie tomorrow at 11:00 am!

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Create your own 3D Spring Art! Ms. Amanda shows you how. Share your creations here with #DiscoveryCenterScience. Stay tuned for more playful learning activities, experiments, stories and more on our Playful Learning at home webpage:http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/whats-…/playfullearning

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Create magical fizzy colors! Ms. Jessica & Kaylee show you how. Post your creations & use #discoverycenterscience Stay tuned for more playful learning activities, experiments, stories & more on our Playful Learning at Home webpage:http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/whats-…/playfullearning

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Ms. Debbie demonstrates a fun way to wash your hands while singing. For more playful learning science activities, demonstrations, story times and more, check out our "Playful Learning at Home" webpage. #discoverycentersciencehttp://discoverycentermuseum.org/whats-happ…/playfullearning

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020