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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: $8 adults; $8 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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From Apr 21, 2018 10:00 am until Apr 21, 2018 2:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
Discover what fun it would be to be a nurse as Discovery Center turns into OSF’s College of Nursing for kids!
From Apr 26, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
From Apr 28, 2018 10:00 am until 1:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Wear your yellow hat or come and make one with us. Play with colors and numbers, stack things high, and make things roll! Wear your yellow hat or come and make one with us. Play with colors and numbers, stack things high, and make things roll! Special appearance by George along with one of his stories at 10:30 and 12:30. Included with Curious George admission: $1 members / $11 public.
From May 03, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
From May 10, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
From May 12, 2018 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 public.
From May 13, 2018 10:00 am until 5:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
Curious George and the man in the yellow hat are moving on after today. Don’t miss one last adventure in this exhibition that applauds curiosity as the foundation of science and engineering for young explorers.
From May 28, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Messy Mondays
Messy Monday - Bubble Wrap Roller Printing. Messy Mondays are in the Art Studio from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and are included with museum admission.