Discovery Center Museum in Rockford recognized as a 2014 Top Family Attraction in U.S.
Just announced by Flipkey.com, the vacation rental company of leading travel site TripAdvisor, The Discovery Center Museum in Rockford is one of the 50 most loved and most talked about family attractions to travel to in the United States. The list includes not only children’s museums, but zoos, botanical gardens, natural history museums and science centers.
The Discovery Center Museum was recognized as the top family attraction in Illinois!
“We are very proud of our museum for earning the top spot in Illinois,” explains Sarah Wolf, executive director of Discovery Center Museum. “We are always happy to bring positive recognition to our museum and to the Rockford Region,” she added.
In 2013, Discovery Center served almost 136,000 visitors on site and another 72,000 through the museum’s outreach programs.
See the entire list from Flipkey.com here. Here are some of the highlights on the list:
Alabama (Tuscaloosa): Alabama Museum of Natural History
Arkansas (Gentry): Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari
California (San Francisco): Aquarium of the Bay
Connecticut (Bridgeport): Barnum Museum
Florida (West Palm Beach): Palm Beach Zoo
Georgia (Atlanta): Atlanta Botanical Garden
Hawaii (Waikoloa): Dolphin Quest Hawaii
Illinois (Rockford): Discovery Center Museum
Kentucky (Louisville): Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Louisiana (New Orleans): Carousel Gardens Amusement Park
Michigan (Detroit): Michigan Science Center
Minnesota (Brainerd): Paul Bunyan Land
Missouri (St. Louis): Grant's Farm
Ohio (Cleveland): A Christmas Story House & Museum
Texas (Dallas): Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Vermont (Waterbury): Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour
Wisconsin (Milwaukee): Milwaukee Zoo
Wyoming (Thermopolis): Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Dig Sites
Congrats to The Discovery Center in downtown Rockford. Now go see it!