Get ready for a galactic good time! Climb into a “spaceship” and blast off to the asteroid belt and Jupiter. Find out all about comets. Determine the positioning of asteroid belts and comets. Create your own solar system and more. Join us for free planetarium shows (one in Spanish when available) and special hands-on activities.
Admission is FREE to Members; $9 Public. Scouts in uniform (as well as uniformed scout leaders) receive discounted admission of $6/person.
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.