Get ready for National Agriculture Week with cute crafts and amazing activities! Meet local farmers, check out real farm equipment, and get hands-on with where food comes. You’ll be amazed at the number of things we grow right here in Illinois! Turn corn into plastic, measure yourself against a plant, and more! Bandanas, work boots and bib overalls optional. Included with Discovery Center admission.
Directions: Discovery Center Museum - 711 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.