Burpee Museum of Natural History

Rockford, Ill.


737 N. Main St.
Rockford, Ill. 61103
(815) 965-3433
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed holidays
Admission: $8, $7 kids 4-12, free kids 3 and under.

Established in 1941, the Burpee Museum of Natural History is the home of Jane, a rare juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex, and Homer, a teen-aged Triceratops, and is one of the preeminent mid-sized natural history museums in the nation. Through April 29, see a traveling exhibit, Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived, for the first time ever in the Midwest! On March 8-9, Burpee will be hosting PaleoFest: The World After Dinosaurs, focusing on the Cenozoic Era.


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