What’s it like to be an engineer and solve problems? Find out as we kick off National Engineers’ Week with dozens of real engineers from local firms who are setting up shop in Discovery Center spaces to give kids and adults hands-on experiences. Set your brain for “try-it-mode,” conquer fun challenges, meet local robotics teams, and more! Included with Discovery Center admission.
Directions: 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.