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Special Events, Programs & More

Discovery Center offers a myriad of special events, programs, classes and more.

All special events are included with admission to Discovery Center Museum unless otherwise noted. General admission: $9 adults; $9 children ages 2-17; free to Discovery Center Members and children age 1 and younger. Classes have separate charges.

To find out what is happening on any given day, please refer to the listings below or click on our Calendar.

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On Sep 28, 2019
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Tickets in advance: $5 Public; $4 Members; At the Door: $6 Public; $5 Members; Museum admission is extra Enjoy a live performance with soap-erstar Geoffrey Akins! After the show, try some of Goeff’s tricks in the Bubble-Palooza Playground as you experiment and explore the properties of sudsy science fun! Giant bubbles, 3-D bubbles, bubble art and more will tempt you to be a bubble-ologist! Good clean fun for the whole family! Show Times: 10:30 am, Noon, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm Purchase tickets at: http://discoverycentermuseum.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?eventID=1001413 Sponsored by Swedish American - A Division of UW Health
From Oct 26, 2019 9:00 am until 10:00 am
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. Come in costume for a special hour of Halloween fun. A healthy snack will be served at 10:00 am and families are welcome to stay and play after the museum opens to the public that day. Advanced registration is required. To receive free admission call 815-972-2839 or RSVP online by clicking the event title above.
From Nov 30, 2019 9:00 am until 10:00 am
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. Gear up for some Grinchy Green Science. A healthy snack will be served at 10:00 am and families are welcome to stay and play after the museum opens to the public that day. Advanced registration is required. To receive free admission call 815-972-2839 or RSVP online by clicking the event title above.