Tinker Swiss Cottage and Heritage Museum Park
See description for locations
December 8, 2019
Sunday 12 - 4 p.m.
$5 per person at each location | $10 multi-museum pass
Step back in time to enjoy cultural holiday decorations and traditions with an afternoon full of fun historical and cultural holiday traditions. Each location will offer holiday treats, a craft station will be available at Tinker Cottage for the kids, and live music can be found at Heritage Museum Park!
Heritage Museum Park,
1129 S. Main Street
- A Traditional English Christmas
Ethnic Heritage Museum
- Six Gallery Museum Holiday Traditions: African American, Hispanic, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, and Polish Holiday Traditions
Tinker Swiss Cottage,
411 Kent Street
Victorian Christmas Traditions
can be purchased prior to the event as a multi-museum pass ($10/person) or you can pay $5/person at the door at each museum on the day of the event. Children 5 and under are free.
Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum - 411 Kent St., Rockford, IL 61102 - Take E. State Street (Business 20) into Downtown Rockford, continue on E. State Street to Winnebago, turn left onto Winnebago and continue to the Tinker Swiss Cottage sign. Turn left into the Tinker driveway. Parallel parking is available alongside the road or visitors may continue past the Visitor Center and Cottage to the main parking lot. From Bypass 20, take the Main Street exit and head north on South Main Street to Kent Street. Turn left onto Kent and go one block and turn right into the Tinker parking lot.-----------Heritage Museum Park Welcome Center, Ethnic Heritage Museum - 1129 South Main St., Rockford, IL 61101 | Graham-Ginestra House – 1115 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101 ----- From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.): West 6.5 miles on Business 20 to IL 2 southbound (S. Church St.-S. Main St.). Turn left (south) on IL 2 for a little over one mile. Museum is on the right-hand side of S. Main Street. ----- From I-39: Go west on Bypass U.S. 20 to IL 2 (S. Main St.). Turn north on IL 2 to the museum on the west side of the street. ----- Parking is available on the street or in the lot on the corner of S. Main St. and Morgan Street, north of the museum park.