Discovery Center Museum, Rockford

4.7
#1 of 6 in Museums in Rockford
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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4.7
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  • Great place to take the kids to have fun and learn at the same time. Area is clean and staff is friendly. They do have an outside play are during the summer that is a huge bonus for the kids to run of...  more »
  • Children of all ages will enjoy this hands on Museum. Plan on spending a whole day there. You will enjoy being able to move along at your own pace, and stops along the way to enjoy a snack of choice.  more »
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  • Great kids museum for kids 8 and under! All exhibits are hands on which makes it much more exciting for kids! Wonderful large outdoor play area! Bring a lunch! UPDATE: I have added the fifth star for receiving a warm response to my review from the Discovery Center Museum. Thank you for taking the time out to reply and of course we'll be back!
  • This place is amazing! Our oldest is 2 and she was endlessly entertained - we couldn't even get to everything before she got tired. You could spend a whole day just on the playground outside! There are plenty of activities and they range all ages. Admission is so affordable too. We don't have a membership but it would be well worth the cost considering how great the museum is.

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