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Museums and History

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.

 

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Booker Washington Community Center
(815) 968-8861
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

Burpee Museum of Natural History
(815) 965-3433
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

Bushnell Wheeler House
(815) 389-1514
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

Camp Grant Museum
(815) 395-0679
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
(815) 332-5200
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

Discovery Center Museum
(815) 963-6769
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

Erlander Home Museum
(815) 963-5559
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

Ethnic Heritage Museum
(815) 962-7402
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

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Laurent House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Laurent House
(815) 877-2952
House is located at 4646 Spring Brook Rd.
All tours begin at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford 61107
Rockford, IL 61114

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois is the only building ever designed by the famed architect for a person with a disability. Ken... MORE INFO

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