Museums

Illinois State Museum Springfield

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Illinois State Museum
Capitol Complex
just south of the State Capitol
Springfield
IL
62703
Tel: (217)782-7386

Where are we going today?

The Illinois State Museum promotes discovery, learning, and an appreciation of Illinois' natural, cultural, and artistic heritage. The Museum's extensive collections and research activities provide the foundation for exhibitions and public programs that tell the story of the land, life, people, and art of Illinois. The Illinois State Museum is headquartered in Springfield with branch facilities throughout the state. Use the links to the side to find information about current and upcoming exhibits, public programs, and other events at all of the Museum's sites.
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What people are saying?

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    One of the best places to take your children on a home school field trip!!!

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    Waste of time,pretty small not much to see and the old man at the entrance greeting the visitors may be a racist because my family and i are hispanic so he didn't.bother to greet us in the entrance or offer us some cards they give out to swipe in each station for more info on each exhibit,but he would greet,every white people that will come in so i had to ask him for the cards smh!

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    This is a really nicely laid out museum. The staff are all friendly and chatty, and the exhibitions are laid out in a really accessible and interesting way. We really enjoyed our afternoon here.

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    Love the art galleries on the 2nd floor!

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    Very nice...and free!

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