Burpee Museum of Natural History
Rockford, Ill. 61103
Cost: $8, $7 kids 4-12, free kids 3 and under
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed holidays
Burpee is a mid-size museum, home of "Jane," the world's
rarest juvenile T. rex, and "Homer," a teenage
Triceratops. The museum also features a paleontology
viewing lab and exhibits that highlight rocks and geoscience, past
and present local environments, and Native American culture.
Feb. 1-April 29, 2014, see traveling
exhibit, Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived.
March 8-9, 2014 is PaleoFest. See the website for more
information and additional upcoming events.
February 1, 2014 - April 29, 2014