Welcome to the award-winning Midway Village Museum! The museum campus sits on a 137-acre campus conveniently located near I-90 in Rockford, Illinois. The museum is comfortably nestled among trees to create a beautiful ambiance any time of year. A Victorian-era Village and Main Museum Center are centrally located on the campus within walking distance from each other. The Victorian Village is comprised of 26 historical buildings filled with artifacts of the era as well as several beautiful 19th century gardens that depict life in Northern Illinois from 1890 to 1910. Interpreters in period dress are available May through August for guided tours. We have multiple Rental venues and can accommodate weddings with up to 150 guests each. Our Exclusive Catering Partners have been serving the property for a number of years and are very accustomed to our unique setting.
Whether you choose to take advantage of the unique and rustic 1900 America ambiance in the Village or the traditional Lakeview Banquet room located inside the Museum Center, Midway Village Museum provides a beautiful backdrop for weddings, meetings, bridal and baby showers, family picnics, and class reunions and more!. The accommodations create a unique ambiance for your guests and provide you with a customer friendly team waiting to assist you.