visit burpee

Visit Burpee

A Place of Wonder for All Ages!

General Admission:

Adults 13 and older: $12
Children 4 through 12: $10
Children up to 3: FREE
Burpee is FREE to members all year long!

General Museum Hours:

Monday-Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on the Following Holidays:

New Year’s Day, Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day


737 North Main Street, Rockford IL


Burpee Museum has four floors of handicap accessible Natural History exhibits. Visitors using wheelchairs or strollers may be dropped off at the Main Entrance, with free handicapped parking nearby. Wheelchairs are available free of charge; ask our Visitor Services staff for assistance.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to inspire all people to engage in a lifetime of  discovery and learning about the natural world, through preservation and interpretation.