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Discovery Center Museum

711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6990
+1 815-963-6769
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Wonderful family day!

We were on our way through town and stopped in for the afternoon. We ended up staying until it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LegalMommy
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Wisconsin
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I wish they would have had this when I was a kid!!

If you haven't been here you NEED to go! I don't know who has more fun the adults or the kids... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nutsandlunes
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Rockford, Illinois
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6990
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+1 815-963-6769
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way through town and stopped in for the afternoon. We ended up staying until it closed at 5pm. It was amazing! We have four young kids who loved this place. From the moment you walk in there are tons of activities....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you haven't been here you NEED to go! I don't know who has more fun the adults or the kids! It's hours of learning made fun so many cool exhibits! I take my niece and nephew once a year and had made wonderful memories...More

Thank nutsandlunes
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Reading your review was a great start to our day at Discovery Center! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with others...we appreciate it. Thanks, too, for letting us be a part of creating great memories for your niece,...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

This place has hands on displays and role playing area where kids can play. There is so much to see and do. My niece and nephew will only leave when they are closing.

Thank Michael F
Michael R, Associate director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Michael, thank you for taking the time to review and rate us. We appreciate it and are so pleased that you come with your niece and nephew. It sounds like it's a good thing we aren't open til midnight or you'd still be here then!!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our grandchildren were visiting from Colorado. Since we had many trips to the Discovery Center when our grown children were young, was on our "must do" list. Our eight and five year old would of happily gone back a second day. Children of all ages...More

Thank Carla V
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Carla, thank you so very much for your review and rating of Discovery Center. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with others. We are so very happy to read your comments about your children and now your grandchildren enjoying...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had gone to Rockford for my husband's table tennis tournament. I took the kids to this museum which was almost 10 minutes drive from where we were. My kids and I absolutely loved it. Lots of amazing exhibits, it was a walk down memory...More

Thank rekha09
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Discovery Center. We are pleased with and thankful for your comments! We're happy we could be your walk down memory lane and that your family enjoyed themselves for so long. We hope you visit us...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to this museum a number of times through various Cubscout or Girlscouts overnight campouts in the museum. They really do a nice job with hands on activities for the kids. At some point older kids may not like it but it's great...More

Thank Frank K
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Frank, Thank you for your recent review and rating of Discovery Center. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with others! We are also happy to read that your family has enjoyed the scout overnights we offer. We hope you visit again...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We love to come to discovery center!! It is full of activities for the kids and and lots of hands on learning experience! Sections for smaller and older children. Always a good time.

Thank Ashlee R
Michael R, Associate director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Ashlee, thank you for taking the time to review and rate us. We appreciate it and are very happy you and your family enjoy Discovery Center so much! We hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful places to take kids over and over again.They constantly change their displays so the kids are never bored no matter how often they go. We have purchased annual passes for all our grandkids and the one year we did not they...More

Thank Woodguy21
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review and rate us. We are so pleased to read that you and your grandkids enjoy our museum so much and we appreciate you sharing sharing your perceptions and experiences with others! And thank you, too, for...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

we stumbled on this outside of the Burpee museum. Pretty quiet for the afternoon but the adults enjoyed it as well as the kids

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Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review and rate us. We appreciate it and are glad to read that you enjoyed it as well!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

It's a superior place for children of all ages. Many types of exhibits very kid friendly. A safe learning environment for family Easy to get to and very adequate parking. Beautiful setting located on the Rock River in Rockford, ILMore

Thank Jeffrey D S
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your review and rating of Discovery Center. Your comments are music to our ears! We will share your review with our staff as we work very hard to provide exactly what you described. We hope you visit again soon and enjoy our...More

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Sheti
28 July 2016|
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
This discovery center has fun for nearly every age and enough variety and diversity that areas may remain favorites each visit but the activity that grabs their attention enough to spend their time exploring is different. So... More
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Lauren P
5 July 2016|
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Response from Michael R | Property representative |
Hello! Discovery Center is a children's science museum, but because of the science-related exhibits and content, many adults find our museum interesting and fun as well. We see people here on dates or in groups for something... More
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