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    Welcome to Discovery Center Museum of Rockford, Illinois, a hands-on science experience for the whole family.

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Museum Hours


Monday - Sunday,

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Only closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday


Science Park

The Outdoor Science park is now open for the season. (Unless it rains or worse snows!)


Admission Prices

Free - Members and children age one and younger


Discovery Center Museum

711 North Main Street

Rockford  IL  61103

(815) 963-6769


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Mornings of Fun

Saturday, October 10;

9:00am -10:00am

We invite children with disabilities and their immediate families to experience Discovery Center’s multi-sensory exhibits and activities free of charge before the museum opens to the general public. A healthy snack will be served at 10:00 a.m. and families are welcome to stay and play after the museum opens to the public. Advanced registration is required to receive free admission. Call 815-972-2839 to register.


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