Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum

411 Kent St, Rockford, Illinois 61102 USA

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Opens Thu 1p
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“time capsule of life during the Victorian Era”

Filled with original furnishings, artwork, diaries, clothing and household items, the Cottage is a rich time capsule of life during the Victorian Era. The Cottage is also one of only a handful of Swiss-style homes remaining in the United States. Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens preserves, protects and interprets Rockford's authentic history, heritage and culture to promote community and economic vitality.

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Anika H.

Nice place , but the tourist left out a few facts. The story was all over the place she puzzled and skimmed through when we asked her certain questions Read more

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Beez N.

What a hidden gem! I took a couple of teenagers for an impromptu visit. The tour is amazing because the stories that remain in those walls are intact and on display. It took us 1 hour and half... Read more

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James R.

Tinker Swiss Cottage is a hidden Gem in the middle of Rockford. The house is filled with Victorian era furnishings, artwork, clothing and everyday items that one wouldn't normally see in one... Read more

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum

411 Kent St
Rockford, Illinois
61102 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun, Tue - Sat: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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