The Burpee Museum of Natural History

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Located in Rockford, The Burpee Museum of Natural History has eight exhibits over the span of four floors. Home to the infamous “Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur” display, as well as exhibits like “The First People,” it’s the perfect stop for anyone who loves natural history.The museum’s most popular exhibit is “Jane: Diary of a Dinosaur.” At 21-feet tall, the T-Rex remains are a showstopper. It took four years to restore the dinosaur and showcase her skeleton; but it was worth the wait. Not only has the exhibit won an award, but the dinosaur is considered part of the ten greatest discoveries of the century. (more…)