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Monday - Sunday,

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Only closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & Easter Sunday


Science Park

The Outdoor Science park is now open for the summer season. (Unless it rains or worse snows!)


Admission Prices

Free - Members and children age one and younger


Discovery Center Museum

711 North Main Street

Rockford  IL  61103

(815) 963-6769


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Girls Science Summit:  Three Cheers for Science

Friday, September 11;

7:00 pm; Admission is $10; advance registration required

Saturday, September 12;

8:30 am - 3:00 pm; admission is $25/kids & $10/adults; lunch provided; advance registration required

Girls Science Summit celebrates women in science and technology careers and endeavors to inspire girls in 1st-8th grade to achieve their dreams. Enjoy a panel discussion on Friday, September 11 with representatives from Science Cheerleader, organization of former professional cheerleaders who have moved on to be powerhouses in science, technology, engineering and math careers. The panel will include female scientists and engineers as well as a female professional football player. On Saturday we will also offer performances by collegiate cheerleaders, live science demonstrations, cheer clinics with local cheerleaders, hands-on experiments with engineers and scientists, and so much girl power it will blow you mind! Call 815-963-6769 to register. Sponsored in part by Rockford Cosmopolitan Club and Viking Chemical.