Discovery Center Museum expands hours for Spring Break
ROCKFORD, Il. – Discovery Center is temporarily expanding its hours to provide more playful learning opportunities for families while their children are on Spring Break.
Monday, March 22 – Sunday, March 28: 9:30-11:30 am; 12:30-2:30 pm & 3-5:00 pm
Monday, March 29-Thursday, April 1: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday, April 2 – Saturday, April 3: 9:30-11:30 am; 12:30-2:30 pm & 3-5:00 pm
Sunday, April 4: Closed
All guests (members and public) must make advance reservations for 2-hour play sessions. Time between sessions will be used for enhanced cleaning and sanitization. Reservations can be made at http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/reservations#Reserve or by phone at 815-963-6769. Face coverings will be required for all guests ages 5 and older and strongly encouraged for children younger than 5. Temperature checks and health screenings will be required of all guests and staff prior to museum entry.
The Association of Children’s Museums estimates that around 30% of all children’s museums across the country will permanently close as a result of COVID-19. By participating in any of the Discovery Center’s paid virtual programs, becoming a member, purchasing a gift certificate, or making a donation, the public is directly supporting Discovery Center’s mission and ongoing virtual education efforts.
ABOUT DISCOVERY CENTER MUSEUM
Discovery Center Museum is a children’s science museum providing hands-on math, science and art experiences for all ages with over 250 hand-on exhibits, planetarium, special area for children under five, and an outdoor science park. Discovery Center Museum is the nation’s 5th Best Museum for Families according to USA TODAY/10Best.com, and one of 12 museums included in Forbes.com’s article, The 12 Best Children’s Museums in the U.S. In 2020 Discovery Center earned the Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice distinction. The Museum is located inside Riverfront Museum Park, 711 North Main Street, Rockford, Ill. General admission to the Museum is: $9 adults, $9 children (ages 2 to 17), free to Museum members and children age 1 and younger. Discovery Center is open Wednesday-Sunday with advance reservations only. For additional information or to make reservations, call (815) 963-6769 or log onto our website at www.discoverycentermuseum.org.