Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum & Gardens, Rockford

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Mission Statement:

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens preserves, protects and interprets Rockford's authentic history, heritage and culture to promote community and economic vitality.

Vision Statement

TSCMG is widely recognized as the site where the threads of Rockford's early history are woven together to provide a context for growth and development.
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  • A visit to Tinker Swiss Cottage is always enjoyable, and you see something new with each visit. Well worth the time to see.  more »
  • It was a first time visit for all four of us friends and we are glad that we visited but probably would not return. The docent was knowledgeable enough to make the visit interesting but didn't make th...  more »
  • Tinker Swiss Cottage is a really neat old homestead in southwest Rockford. The tour guides are top notch. Apparently there are ghosts there, although I have not seen evidence of this.  more »
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  • The people were so nice and the home and landscape were so breath taking
  • Great customer service and rewards program.
  • Absolutely wonderful and Samantha is a perfect tour guide!!
  • Spooky fun great tour for October
  • My Cousin Debbie and I went there for one of the ghost tour on a Friday night on (11/01/2013) I was walking around taking pictures. Got home started looking through my pictures I couldn't believe what I saw. I was like. OH MY GOSH!! I called the guy and told him what I seen in my photo . I got in my car and took my phone right over to him. He seen up in the balcony was 2 ghostly figure's in the photo I asked who do you think they are, he said the samething I thought who they were. Jessie Dorr and Mr Tinker. I couldn't believe I took that picture. Unbelievable!!

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