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Discovery Center Museum
Discovery Center Museum

Discovery Center Museum


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711 N. Main Street,

Rockford, IL


(815) 963-6769

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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Remembering a great man today.#MLKDay

Monday, January 18, 2021

Make online reservations at http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/reservations#Reservehttps://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryCenterMuseum/videos/226594165768296

Friday, January 15, 2021

Let’s all take a deep breath and just “sing, sing a song” with our little ones!https://www.facebook.com/KurtBestor/videos/208347844321732/

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Feel the heat as your family joins Mr. Chase for "Fire and Ice!" This LIVE virtual show on Monday, Jan. 18 at 7:00 pm will amaze the kiddos in your family - and you'll all learn a little science too! Register here: http://bit.ly/3bxkJYv#discoverycenterscience

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Here's a fascinating peek at the amazing things NASA has planned for 2021!#NASA #ArtemisMissionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fRSaLAEW2s&fbclid=IwAR38_xZlmA2AEzK3SNDkh-QtoopO8TU2V29ATOuM7vbbgfS1H1K-SI4Bv3I

Monday, January 11, 2021

Poor Mr. Chase. Doing science demos without an audience is no fun. We can't wait to open and welcome children and families back. You turn our frowns upside down!#discoverycenterscience

Friday, January 8, 2021

Helpful advice for those of us who are parents.https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/helping-kids-navigate-scary-news-stories

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Something all parents encounter and a great reminder for all of us!https://www.parents.com/news/dads-toddler-meltdown-reminds-parents-why-you-should-never-go-to-bed-angry/

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Happy New Year from your friends at Discovery Center! We look forward to seeing you soon!https://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryCenterMuseum/videos/449821123059274/

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Kids can design their own New Year's Eve party hat with the help of this template we created! Tune in at 11:30 am today for our FREE Happy Noon Year virtual dance party bash!https://www.youtube.com/childrensdiscoverymuseumnormalil http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/.../NYE_Hat_Template...

Thursday, December 31, 2020