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Discovery Center Museum

711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6990
+1 815-963-6769
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Discovery Center

My wife and I two kids, parents, brother, and his kids all went to the Discovery Center earlier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pinter2329
via mobile
Excellent place for kids of all ages

Love taking the grandchildren and children to the Discovery Center. Great place to learn scientific... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jzwilder
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Rockford, Illinois
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711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6990
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I two kids, parents, brother, and his kids all went to the Discovery Center earlier this year. A wonderful place for the kids to play and learn. Adults have a great time too. We will be going back.

Thank pinter2329
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love taking the grandchildren and children to the Discovery Center. Great place to learn scientific principles from hands on experiments and displays. Would definitely recommend this to anyone with children.

Thank jzwilder
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and rating of Discovery Center. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and love that 3 generations of your family enjoy your visits here and appreciate the science content we offer!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Included in a party price for our 6 year old grandson was entry to the Discovery center, cupcakes, party favors and juice. The outdoor play area is a favorite on a nice day. Take a picnic lunch and let the kids run safely free. The...More

Thank Gram2Twinz
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the review and rating. We appreciate you taking the time to share your birthday party experience with readers and are happy your family enjoyed their party and time here! We hope you visit again soon (and have more parties here!!).

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're discovery center members, which if you live in the area, is well worth the money. If you're just visiting it's a great way to spend the day with your kids, inside and outside fun. Our toddler loves the tot spot classes!

Thank Angela C
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Angela, Thank you very much for taking the time to review and rate us. Thank you, too, for being Discovery Center members and enjoying our Tot Spot classes in addition to our museum exhibits.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from Denver and took our grandchildren here for a few hours. There was so much to see and do. Very educational without being overly. Lots of hands on activities. The outdoor area is awesome. You could easily spend an entire day here.

Thank TCS_MCS
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We were on our way through town and stopped in for the afternoon. We ended up staying until it closed at 5pm. It was amazing! We have four young kids who loved this place. From the moment you walk in there are tons of activities....More

Thank LegalMommy
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you vey much for taking the time to review and rate us. We are so happy you found our little gem on your way through town! And we are thrilled to read that your 4 kids all enjoyed their time here. We hope you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

If you haven't been here you NEED to go! I don't know who has more fun the adults or the kids! It's hours of learning made fun so many cool exhibits! I take my niece and nephew once a year and had made wonderful memories...More

Thank nutsandlunes
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Reading your review was a great start to our day at Discovery Center! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with others...we appreciate it. Thanks, too, for letting us be a part of creating great memories for your niece,...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

This place has hands on displays and role playing area where kids can play. There is so much to see and do. My niece and nephew will only leave when they are closing.

Thank Michael F
Michael R, Associate director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Michael, thank you for taking the time to review and rate us. We appreciate it and are so pleased that you come with your niece and nephew. It sounds like it's a good thing we aren't open til midnight or you'd still be here then!!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our grandchildren were visiting from Colorado. Since we had many trips to the Discovery Center when our grown children were young, was on our "must do" list. Our eight and five year old would of happily gone back a second day. Children of all ages...More

Thank Carla V
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Carla, thank you so very much for your review and rating of Discovery Center. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with others. We are so very happy to read your comments about your children and now your grandchildren enjoying...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had gone to Rockford for my husband's table tennis tournament. I took the kids to this museum which was almost 10 minutes drive from where we were. My kids and I absolutely loved it. Lots of amazing exhibits, it was a walk down memory...More

Thank rekha09
Michael R, Associate Director at Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Discovery Center. We are pleased with and thankful for your comments! We're happy we could be your walk down memory lane and that your family enjoyed themselves for so long. We hope you visit us...More

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Sheti
28 July 2016|
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Response from Dawn F | Reviewed this property |
This discovery center has fun for nearly every age and enough variety and diversity that areas may remain favorites each visit but the activity that grabs their attention enough to spend their time exploring is different. So... More
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Lauren P
5 July 2016|
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Response from Michael R | Property representative |
Hello! Discovery Center is a children's science museum, but because of the science-related exhibits and content, many adults find our museum interesting and fun as well. We see people here on dates or in groups for something... More
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