• Open to the public: May to August or by appointment.




Visitor Experiences
Discover Our Rich History
Set on a picturesque, 137-acre campus, Midway Village is home to over 100,000 artifacts dating back to the 1830s; when Rockford was founded.

School Groups
Let your students experience history! Midway Village has programs for school groups of all ages.

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Note: The Mystery Dinners will not be organized by the museum this fall season.

Many Faces,
One Community

Learn more about this exciting project that brings the "turn of the last century" immigrant experience in America, as seen by our community, to life. More »

Seasonal Special Events
Egg Artistry Show
Egg Artistry
Show & Sale

Mar 21 & 22
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Sock Monkey Madness Festival
Sock Monkey
Madness Festival

Mar 7 & 8
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Immigrant Symposium
Immigrant Symposium
Feb 28
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Rockford University
Rockford University’s
Move to East State St

Feb 8
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Admission to many special events at Midway Village is free for Members.

Day Camps Midway Village
Day Camps

Online Registration
Coming Soon!

Home Schooling Programs History RockfordHome Schooling Services
New history education programs for home-schooled students!
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Rockford Peaches Baseball GiftsMuseum Signature Store
We're your source for unique Rockford gifts!
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How to Get Here

Take I-90 to the State St / US-20 Business (Clock Tower) Exit. Take the ramp toward Rockford. Stay straight to go onto US-20 E State St. Turn RIGHT onto STATE ST. Turn RIGHT onto PERRYVILLE RD. Turn LEFT onto GUILFORD RD. Turn left into the museum driveway.

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Contact Us

Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford IL 61107

P 815-397-9112
F 815-397-9156