• 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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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
Victorian Hands-On History Day
Victorian Hands-On
History Day

July 27
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World War II Days
World War II Days
Sept 20 & 21
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October Sky Movie
Movie Night:
"October Sky"

August 10
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Scarecrow Harvest Festival
Scarecrow Harvest Festival
Oct 4 & 5
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Admission to many special events at Midway Village is free for Members.

Day Camps Midway Village
Day Camps

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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