• 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.

Run or walk to support the award-winning education programs at Rockford’s history museum! Learn more »

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

Many Faces,
One Community

Seasonal Special Events
All Hallows Eve - Robin Hood Enchanted Woods
All Hallow's Eve
Oct. 24
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Make a Memory Day
Make a Memory Day
Nov. 28
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Rockford Hometown Heroes
Hometown Heroes
Rockford’s Vietnam Veterans

Nov. 14 & 15
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Holiday Victorian Tea
Holiday Victorian Tea
Dec. 5
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Admission to many special events at Midway Village is free for Members.

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 »

Midway Village Education Guide Midway Village 2015-2016 Education Guide
Put our local history resources to work in your classroom!
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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