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Burpee Museum of Natural History

737 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6966
+1 815-965-3433
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A very nice museum. It has plenty of displays and interactive exhibits. The museum is very clean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sherri J
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Family trip

Went to both Burpee and Discovery Center in one day! Burpee had lots of interesting this that the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mary A
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737 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103-6966
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+1 815-965-3433
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"t rex"
in 18 reviews
"dinosaur skeletons"
in 8 reviews
"museum of natural history"
in 8 reviews
"discovery center"
in 12 reviews
"the lower level"
in 3 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"merit badge"
in 2 reviews
"native wildlife"
in 2 reviews
"tunnel connecting"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful rock"
in 3 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 2 reviews
"first floor"
in 3 reviews
"great for kids"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"once a year"
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"learn something"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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.

Thank Sherri J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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!

Thank Mary A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 .

Thank Darin A
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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.

1  Thank 150177hamidha
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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.

Thank travellersgrin
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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.

Thank TeejayCox
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

This was a very interesting museum. It was small enough to be able to read all the information and view the displays without getting tired or bored (great for school aged kids) The displays were well-done and relevant. Staff was friendly and willing to talk...More

Thank lehnerlehner
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

A very nice museum especially for kids! They do have some wonderful fossils and many other unique items.

1  Thank Anthony M
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

One of the most interesting museums in Rockford. Tons of interesting exhibits,lots of learning and exploring. Kids friendly and usually not crowded at all. If you are visiting with kids, you can walk through the tunnel connecting Burpee museum with Kids Discovery museum No problem...More

Thank mironek
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Burpee Museum of Natural History is the jewel of Rockford. Each time I go I learn something new. Admission prices are affordable and the staff is friendly. Take the entire family or better yet get a family pass during Burpee’s discount pass season.

Thank eng580
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