RACVB Annual Luncheon
May 29, 2013 - May 29, 2013
Times: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Join the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday, May 29 at 12:00 p.m. and help celebrate a strong year of tourism advances and decades of successful sports tourism marketing. We'll gather at the soon-to-be home of the Downtown Sports Complex (the former Ingersoll building just s...
What does a dinosaur named Jane, a children's discovery museum, a turn-of-the-century village and museum center, and a rare example of Victorian "exotic" architecture have in common?
Rockford, of course. Our fine list of museums and Rockford attractions will capture the attention of any history buff. From Rockford's newest - and oldest - dinosaur (named Jane) at Burpee Museum of Natural History to the more than 250 hands-on children's exhibits at the Discovery Center Museum, you can truly spend your day in Rockford's downtown River District learning, listening, dissecting and discovering.
Booker Washington Community Center
524 Kent St.
Rockford, IL 61102
Booker Washington Community Center's mission is to provide an environment that promotes the quality of life, values and the welfare of the People of o... MORE INFO
Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
The award-winning exhibit, Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur, explores the history of the young T. rex skeleton found by Burpee Museum researchers in the badl... MORE INFO
Bushnell Wheeler House
542 Wheeler Ave.
South Beloit, IL 61080
Completed in 1856 for Reverend Alexander Montgomery, the agent for the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, this Italianate Villa has... MORE INFO
Camp Grant Museum
1004 Samuelson Rd.
Rockford, IL 61109
Memorabilia of Rockford's Camp Grant, U.S. Army induction and training camp during World Wars I and II. The museum, an original building of Camp Grant... MORE INFO
Cherry Valley Historical Society Museum
101 E. State St.
Cherry Valley, IL 61016
The Cherry Valley Historical Society features information on the Village, which was first settled in 1835 and incorporated in 1857. Historical Society... MORE INFO
Discovery Center Museum
711 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61103
Experience a world of hands-on investigation and fun-filled exploration at this children's museum with more than 250 hands-on art and science exhibits... MORE INFO
Erlander Home Museum
404 S. 3rd St.
PO Box 5443
Rockford, IL 61104
The cultural centerpiece of Rockford's Swedish-ancestry community, Erlander Home Museum is located in Rockford's first brick home, built by John and I... MORE INFO
Ethnic Heritage Museum
1129 S. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61101
Six nationalities that helped shape the cultural region are represented in this home museum, built in 1850. Located in the heart of the old water powe... MORE INFO
Field of Honor Veterans Memorial
100 Heart Blvd.
Loves Park, IL 61111
Located in the Arthur W. Anderson Peace Park near the Loves Park City Hall, the Field of Honor was conceived by Mr. Anderson as a memorial to honor ve... MORE INFO
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