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Countdown to Fun!

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This is the place to ring in the New Year all afternoon with an energetic blend of math, physics, fun, and art. Design your own party hat, craft a noise maker, and get ready to be showered with confetti. Rick Shark and Ryan Seahorse are your hosts each hour as we track the New Year across the globe and count down to fun! Included with Discovery Center admission.

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

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.

Countdown to Fun!
  • December 31, 2017
  • Discovery Center Museum
  • Included with museum admission | $8 per person | Free for members and children age one and younger