Rockford, Illinois: Time Museum (Gone)

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Time Museum collection moves to Chi

The Time Museum, recently closed in Rockford, IL, will move its collection to Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, home to the National Business Hall of Fame and the 1/2-inch man and woman...

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[11/07/1999] Complete News Story

Time Museum - Closed

The Time Museum in Rockford has closed. A hand-written sign on the door simply says, "Time Museum no longer open to the public". This follows last week's announcement that the Clocktower Inn and Resort, home of the Time Museum, was being sold.

I have not been able to discover what will become of this "world famous collection of over 2500 timekeeping devices dating from 2000 BC to the present day".

[Craig Thom, 03/20/1999]

Diane McCarthy told us in July 2001: "the Museum of Science and Industry acquired the inventory of the Time Museum and now has much of it on display."


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