Visitor Information

Hours and Admission

Midway Village Museum

6799 Guilford Road
Rockford, Illinois 61107

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Hours and Admission

The museum’s regular hours of operations vary throughout the year. From time to time, special events are organized on the museum grounds occurring at different times than the regular hours of general admission. If you have questions, please call the museum, at 815-397-9112.

Museum Center, Mill House, Old Dolls’ House and Museum Store.

The Victorian Village will not have guided tours available on May 20 and September 9 (Main Street Market special event days), and close early on Thursday, July 13 at 2 pm.

January – April and September – December

Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10:30 am – 4 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

May – August

Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am – 4 pm
Closed Monday

The Main Museum Center is open year round during the above hours and days.

Village Hours

Thursday – Sunday
11 am – 4 pm (May)
Tuesday – Sunday
11 am – 4 pm (June thru August)
Closed Monday

Village open by appointment only September through April. The last tour of the day begins at 3 pm.

General Admission

Admission cost varies on Special Event days.

Adults: $7
Children 3 to 17: $5
Infants 0 to 2: Free
Museum Members are always free!

For upcoming Special Events view our Event Calendar.

Adult Groups

A group consisting of 10 or more visitors with advance reservations receive $1 off each admission.

Midway Village Museum 2017 Free/Donation Days*

January, 2017
Tuesdays 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Thursdays 5, 12, 19, 26

February, March, April
Every Thursday

Thursdays 11, 25

Thursdays 8, 22

Thursday, July 27
Sunday, July 23 – Community Picnic Free Day Special Event

Thursdays 10, 24

Thursdays 7, 14, 21, 28

Thursdays 5, 12, 19, 26

Tuesdays 7, 14, 21, 28
Thursdays 2, 9, 16, 30

Tuesdays 5, 12, 19
Thursdays 7, 14, 21, 28

Midway Village Museum is closed on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The museum is closed every Monday throughout the year. Additionally, the museum closes at Noon the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

* Free/Donation Days is for State of Illinois residents only.

From 9am to sunset, when there are no public or private events scheduled guests are encouraged to use of the public park areas of Midway Village Museum which are the areas near Lake Severin and the Millhouse. When museum special events or private rentals are scheduled the public is directed to gather for their use on the far north side of the Millhouse nearest to Guilford Road. Guests should park in the Rec Path parking lot. There is no fee charged. Guests wanting to take a tour or group photos inside the Victorian Village may do so during regular operating hours with paid admissions for all guests in your group. The Victorian Village is open seasonally May through August. See hours listed above. Further questions? Call 815-397-9112, ext. 114. Thank you.

There are no ATMs available on the museum campus. No Pets are allowed on the museum grounds.

Only On-Duty Service Dogs Allowed. Also no Drone Photography is permitted. Alcohol and weapons of any kind are not permitted inside the event. For your security belongings will be subject to inspection.

Accessible Wheelchair for Use
Call 815-397-9112 for information on an accessible wheelchair and to make a reservation for use during your visit.