Please complete the following request for school, organization, and community group visits to Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Illinois. Group rates and programs are only available to groups that complete a Group Visit Request form at least 14 days prior to their earliest requested visit date.
When you are finished filling out the form, click "submit" to send your request to the Museum Office. You will receive a copy of the reservation request at the email you provided in the request form. Submitting a request does not guarantee a Group Visit on one of the dates selected. Additional correspondence will be sent to the email provided about confirming your group visit.
Please note that a reservation is required for group visits. Groups that come to the Museum without a reservation will only be admitted if they meet our 5:1 child to adult chaperone ratio and pay the full general admission rate. Lunchroom rentals, group planetarium shows, and STEM / Junior STEAM Labs are not available without a reservation.
Please indicate at least two different date options for your group.
Discovery Center Museum does not have on-site food service. Groups planning to have lunch at the Museum will need to rent a lunchroom and bring sack lunches; refrigeration is not available. Lunchroom rentals are $10 per 30 minute session, each session can accommodate up to 60 people.
Group Planetarium Show Add-ons
STEM Lab / Planetarium Add-ons
Please select the STEM Lab(s) or Planetarium Show that you are interested in adding to your group visit. STEM Labs run 45 minutes and are geared for students in K-8th grades. Each STEM Lab session can accommodate 30 students; each session is $55. (Hold Ctrl to select more than one option.) Each Group Planetarium Show can accommodate 30 students. Group Planetarium Shows are 30 minutes long; each show is $30. (Hold Ctrl to select more than one option.)
Junior STEAM Lab Add-ons
Please select the Junior STEAM Lab(s) that you are interested in adding to your group visit. Junior STEAM Labs are geared for students in PreK and Kindergarten. Each Junior STEAM Lab can accommodate 20 students; each session is $50. (Hold Ctrl to select more than one option.)
Please let us know if there is other information that we need to know about your group that would be helpful for booking and scheduling.
Please allow two business days for your group reservation request to be processed. To cancel or alter your reservation please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Any changes to your reservation need to be made 10 days prior to your scheduled visit date. Groups agree to abide by Discovery Center Museum's Group Visit policies.
Your Group Visit reservation will be sent to the email provided in this form and will contain your group visit date, start and end times, and any add-on activities you have included.