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Astronomy Day

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Celebrate this annual event and delve into the mysteries of the night sky. Trek through the stars in the planetarium, design your own constellation, goof off with gravity, and compare planets and moons. Exploring the wonder and beauty of the celestial sphere is included with Discovery Center admission.

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

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.

Astronomy Day