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Burpee Museum of Natural History

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This place is a wonderful, the setting, the building and the exhibits. The people at the desk... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
Anne P
Rockford, Illinois
Very good but....

My son and I have really enjoyed the museum and information about dinosaurs, plant life etc from... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

This place is a wonderful, the setting, the building and the exhibits. The people at the desk could be more personable and friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne P
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My son and I have really enjoyed the museum and information about dinosaurs, plant life etc from the B.C. era. But the exhibits don't change very much. It's good if you're going for one of their events which are different several times a month. But...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I was brought to Burpee while visiting Rockford because my friends know I love dinosaurs, and I was really impressed by the Jane exhibit. The museum setup is really easy and the decor and exhibits are really cool. I loved the dinosaurs and the local...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is a fairly quick stop because it is a small museum, but my son loved the dinosaurs and the reptile room.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A very nice museum. It has plenty of displays and interactive exhibits. The museum is very clean and organized. We spent hours here. It was a learning experience but very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Went to both Burpee and Discovery Center in one day! Burpee had lots of interesting this that the kids and I loved. Also some hands on things that the kids liked. Exhibits are great!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mary A
Reviewed June 15, 2018

checking the place out for a future event , very pleasant staff , very friendly staff , very clean , nice for kids .. Outside seating by the Rockford River .

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

It's a small but well maintained museum. It is informative. Jane the juvenile T rex exhibit is good and children will have a great time. The mineral exhibits are good.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

What a great find for us! Along the river walk, we happened upon the museum and we were impressed! A great place for families too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank travellersgrin
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place full of so much knowledge and history. Not to many places you can go and see a real juvenile dinosaur.

Date of experience: September 2017
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