Midway Village Old-Time Town in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village is a town of yesteryear in Rockford Illinois. In the old-time Victorian town, guides dressed in turn-of-the-century wear take you around the village to see how people lived in 1900. The Village showcases 26 historical structures and represents the typical rural town in Northern Illinois at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

While in Rockford also be sure to check out Gertrude the Cow!

Site: Midway Village
Location: 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Cost: Adults — $7; Children, 3 to 17 years old — $5; Free for members
Hours: Closed Mondays; Thursday – Sunday 11am – 4pm (May & October); Tuesday &ndash Sunday 11am – 4pm (June through September).
Date: May 9, 2008


While you’re at Midway Village be sure to stop next door to visit the sock monkey museum!

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!