Haunted Burpee

Adult & Family Fun!
On Oct 30: Enjoy a haunted tour of the Barnes mansion, spooky safari, drinks, and fun! On Oct 31: Family fun with science so cool it will SCARE you!

Paleo Digs

Come Dig Dinos with Burpee!
Every summer, Burpee crews lead expeditions to the Utah and Montana badlands to participate in fossil excavations. Team members prospect for new bones eroding out of the hills, learn how to properly excavate fossils and more!
Location & Hours

Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 965-3433

Museum Hours: 

Monday - Sunday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Please see our "Events" page to reserve tickets. Walk-ins welcomed.

The health and safety of our guests, staff, and their families is of the highest priority to Burpee Museum.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Burpee is watching regulations closely and will update the site as regulations change. While our physical doors are closed at certain times, our digital doors are WIDE OPEN!  We are ready to bring Burpee Without Walls to you!


New Year's Day, Independence Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Notice: The Burpee Museum of Natural History is closed on November 27,2021 and November 28, 2021 due to technical difficulties. The museum will reopen Monday, November 29 at 10am.


Museum General Admission

Adults 13 and Over: $12.00
Children 4 through 12: $10.00
Children up to 3: FREE
Members: FREE