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Discovery Center Museum opens Discovery Town

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Rockford's Discovery Center Museum opened it's new Discovery Town exhibit this weekend.

The miniature town has everything from a park, to a pizzeria and even a miniature Rockford Fire Department.

Discovery Center says the exhibit can helps kids figure out what it takes to be an adult

"Playing is how kids this age learn. And this is our way of allowing families in the community other communities come and have their kids experience what it would be like to work as an adult in their community," said Education Specialist Lee Ann Gill.

Discovery Town will be open to the public until May 10th.

Lauren Baker

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