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Discovery Center Museum, Rockford

4.7
#1 of 6 in Museums in Rockford
Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Hands-on exhibits encourage children of all ages to play, explore, create and, ultimately, discover the joy of learning! Exhibits relate to math, color & light, Midwest wild weather, agriculture, communication, health and the human body, nanoscience, the science of sports and more. Discovery Center also boosts an award-winning outdoor park. Visit soon and see why Discovery Center Museum is ranked the #4 children's museum in the nation by Child magazine and a top 12 museum by Forbes.com.
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  • Great hands on museum, plenty to do for several hours. Kids and 1-13 would have a lot to do here for hours on end.  more »
  • Buy the Family pass...Soooo worth it..Pass good for a year...They also have. grandparents pass...Nice to have somewhere fun to go to and not have to pay every time... I would buy a Family pass for my....  more »
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  • What a great place. Brought the 2 year old and he had so much fun. Not only is it fun it is educational. 2 adults and the kid we paid $27. Not only is there indoor activities there's a huge wooden activity area outside with tables and benches to look at the river view. Bring your lunch and enjoy it outside or inside. What a fun time.
  • The Rockford children's discovery museum is so much better than the Madison WI one. Everything we thought it would be and more! The hands on fun and the amount of fun learning and activities are awesome! From science to farming and so much in between it's a great place for kids and adults. We'll definitely make the trip here regularly
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