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Rockford, Illinois

  • Ethnic Heritage Museum

    The Ethnic Heritage Museum is an 1850's house dedicated to depicting the roles six ethnic groups played in area history: African-American, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian and Polish. Special even...
    Ethnic Heritage Museum

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Bengt Sjostrom Theatre & Studio Theatre

Newly renovated, stunning open-air theater with retractable roof, home to Starlight Theatre, the area's oldest summer theatre, and to RVC'

Rockford, IL 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

Anderson Japanese Gardens

Rockford's 12-acre, "pond-strolling"

Rockford, IL Gardens

Things to do near Rockford, IL

NickelWorld, Inc.

Family amusement center with more than 78 free and five-cent games; 40 redemption games dispense tickets to redeem for prizes...

Cedardell Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Lincoln Highway

National scenic byway, quick 2-day excursion. On March 20, 1915, the first Complete Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Hig...

Volcano Falls Adventure Park

Miniature golf under the shadow of a 3-story erupting volcano or on an accessible 9-hole course. Other attractions include ba...

Sherwood Forest

Christmas tree forest with decorations, lighting is pretty. Variety of animals: turkeys, geese, rabbits, many varieties and c...