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Discover Engineering

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Tinker and test your way through a score of displays provided by local engineering firms and find the fun in what engineers do! Local high school teams will show off their robotics skills. Engage your brain as you make and take and explore the many ways engineering happens in the Rock River Valley!

Included with Discovery Center admission. Sponsored by TAC Rockford.

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

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.

Discover Engineering
  • February 15, 2020
  • Discovery Center Museum
  • $9 per person | Free for members and children age one and younger