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Burpee Museum of Natural History

Burpee Museum is a natural history museum specializing in paleontology, geology, biology, and Native American life with three floors of exhibits. After four years of preparation, Jane is now on display as the centerpiece of a new exhibit at Burpee Museum - Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur

Rockford, IL Museums

Coronado Theatre

The Coronado Theatre is a fantastically ornate movie palace and Vaudeville hall built in 1927 and restored in 2000. The Coronado hosted legends of show business, the Marx Brothers and Milton Berle. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Coronado showed its first "talkie,"

Rockford, IL Historic Theatres

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum

An example of exotic Victorian architecture, Robert Tinker's 1865 Swiss "cottage" has ornate woodwork, sculptures and family furnishings; the new Visitor Center is a replica of the original barn; newly restored suspension footbridge;

Rockford, IL Museums

Ethnic Heritage Museum

The Ethnic Heritage Museum is an 1850's house dedicated to depicting the roles six ethnic groups played in area history:

Rockford, IL Ethnic Heritage


Things to do near Rockford, IL

Ronald Reagan Birthplace

The apartment where Ronald Reagan was born has been restored and decorated in the 1900's. Adjoining gift shop and museum....

Fox Valley Winery Tasting Room

Fox Valley Winery specializes in creating small lots of hand crafted award winning wines, many made from the estate grown, si...