Events

  • From Dec 24, 2017 10:00 am until Dec 24, 2017 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Discovery Center will be closing at 3:00 pm Christmas Eve. We will reopen December 26 at 10:00am.
  • From Dec 25, 2017 10:00 am until Dec 25, 2017 5:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Holidays
    Discovery Center will be closed for Christmas. We will reopen December 26 at 10:00am.
  • From Feb 11, 2018 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    We’re dishing up ice cream sundaes for this annual event!
  • From Feb 19, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Messy Mondays
    Messy Monday - Paintsicles. Messy Mondays are in the Art Studio from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and are included with museum admission.
  • From Feb 24, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Crank up your cranium and see how great it feels to solve problems like an engineer!
  • From Mar 10, 2018 11:00 am until 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Get ready for National Agriculture Week with cute crafts and amazing activities!
  • From Mar 24, 2018 11:00 am until 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Did you know that singing greeting cards, no-stain fabric, touch screens and mood rings each owe their remarkable abilities to nanotechnology?
  • From Mar 26, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Keep your brain engaged over spring break with fun creative activities and live science demonstrations.
  • From Mar 31, 2018 10:00 am until 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Hop into your favorite museum and fill your basket with yummy treats as Discovery Center joins Burpee Museum for this annual egg-stravaganza!
  • From Apr 14, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Enjoy the wonder and beauty of the night sky, investigate planets, moon, and sun, and get inspired to learn more during a free planetarium show.
  • From Apr 19, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Apr 21, 2018 10:00 am until Apr 21, 2018 2:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA
    Discover what fun it would be to be a nurse as Discovery Center turns into OSF’s College of Nursing for kids!
  • From Apr 26, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From Apr 28, 2018 10:00 am until 1:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Wear your yellow hat or come and make one with us. Play with colors and numbers, stack things high, and make things roll! Wear your yellow hat or come and make one with us. Play with colors and numbers, stack things high, and make things roll! Special appearance by George along with one of his stories at 10:30 and 12:30. Included with Curious George admission: $1 members / $11 public.
  • From May 03, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From May 10, 2018 11:30 am until 12:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Join us every Thursday morning in the theater for Curious George stories and activities. Our favorite monkey will drop by for photos and fun! Included with Museum admission. Admission to Curious George Exhibition additional.
  • From May 12, 2018 9:00 am until 10:00 am
    We invite children with disabilities and their immediate families to experience Discovery Center’s multi-sensory exhibits and activities free of charge, before the museum opens to the public.
  • From May 13, 2018 10:00 am until 5:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events
    Curious George and the man in the yellow hat are moving on after today. Don’t miss one last adventure in this exhibition that applauds curiosity as the foundation of science and engineering for young explorers.
  • From May 28, 2018 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Messy Mondays
    Messy Monday - Bubble Wrap Roller Printing. Messy Mondays are in the Art Studio from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and are included with museum admission.
  • On Jun 24, 2018
    At 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA Categories: Special Events, Fundraiser
    When can you sing along with tiara-clad princesses, flex your muscles with caped superheroes, enjoy scrumptious kid-approved food, and help your favorite Children’s Museum, all while taking pleasure in a marvelous magical evening? During Discovery Center’s brand new fundraiser this summer!
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