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Museum Hours


Monday - Sunday,

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Only closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday


Admission Prices

Free - Members and children age one and younger



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Class Registration begins

January 5 for members and January 7 for the public

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Discovery Center Museum

711 North Main Street

Rockford  IL  61103

(815) 963-6769




Sunday, January 25;

1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Come and visit Costa Rica with Discovery Center as we explore volcanoes, tromp through the rain forest, swim through a tropical reef, and sample the local cuisine of this Central American gem. Check out the poison arrow frogs that call this place home and experiment with nanotechnology as you examine the blue Morpho butterfly.


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