Burpee Museum unveils a brand new family tradition. Enjoy holiday fun with Mr. and Mrs. Clause, a private conversation with Santa, and more in the elegance of the historic Barnes Mansion. There will be cookies and hot chocolate, classic winter stories, fun victorian crafts and elegant photo opportunities. Learn about life in the late 1800s and early 1900s and how the Barnes family might have celebrated the holidays, while enjoying the magic of the season with your family.
Seating twice per day at 10:30am and 12:30pm December 1, 8, 15 and 22
Directions: Burpee Museum - 737 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.