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The State of Illinois has a variety of museums, visitor centers, and cultural attractions in the following counties.  Before visiting a museum listed on this page, be sure to check its address and hours of operation by visiting its website or contacting it. The museum may have relocated or closed, and hours of operation may be irregular. Tourist information is available at your fingertips by clicking on the Illinois county name you are interested in visiting.

Each county is suffixed by a parenthesized value, indicating the number of listings in that county.

Illinois Counties

Adams (2)
Alexander (1)
Boone (1)
Bureau (1)
Cass (1)
Champaign (7)
Christian (1)
Clark (1)
Coles (2)
Cook (57)
DeKalb (6)
Dewitt (2)
Douglas (2)
DuPage (18)
Edgar (1)
Franklin (4)
Fulton (2)
Henry (4)
Iroquois (1)
Jackson (3)
Jefferson (1)
Jersey (1)
Jo Daviess (6)
Kane (6)
Kankakee (1)
Kendall (1)
Knox (1)
La Salle (6)
Lake (6)
Lee (3)
Livingston (2)
Logan (2)
Macon (1)
Madison (9)
McDonough (3)
McHenry (3)
McLean (2)
Monroe (1)
Morgan (3)
Ogle (5)
Peoria (6)
Perry (1)
Piatt (1)
Pike (1)
Randolph (1)
Richland (2)
Rock Island (2)
Saint Clair (1)
Saline (2)
Sangamon (6)
Schuyler (1)
Union (1)
Vermilion (6)
Wabash (1)
Washington (1)
Whiteside (3)
Will (3)
Williamson (3)
Winnebago (8)

Adams County

Alexander County

  • Cairo Custom House Museum
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Cairo, Illinois  62914  Map
    1-618-734-1019
    Located in the Cape Girardeau area.

Boone County

  • Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum
    5151 Orth Road
    Poplar Grove, Illinois  61065  Map
    1-815-544-1666
    Located in the Rockford area.

Bureau County

  • Bureau County Historical Society Museum
    109 Park Avenue West
    Princeton, Illinois  61356  Map
    1-815-875-2184
    Located in the Ottawa-Streator area.

Cass County

  • Lincoln Courtroom and Black Museum
    101 West 3rd Street
    Beardstown, Illinois  62618  Map
    1-217-323-3225

Champaign County

Christian County

  • Moweaqua Coal Mine Museum
    129 South Main Street
    Moweaqua, Illinois  62550  Map
    1-217-768-3019
    Located in the Taylorville area.

Clark County

  • Lincoln School Museum
    7400 East 1500th Road
    Martinsville, Illinois  62442  Map
    1-217-382-6666

Coles County

  • Charleston Tourism Office
    520 Jackson Avenue
    Charleston, Illinois  61920  Map
    1-217-348-0430

  • Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum
    126 E Street
    Charleston, Illinois  61920  Map
    1-217-345-7919

Cook County

DeKalb County

Dewitt County

  • Dewitt County Museum
    219 East Woodlawn Street
    Clinton, Illinois  61727  Map
    1-217-935-6066

  • Farmer City Visitor Center
    701 East Clinton Avenue
    Farmer City, Illinois  61842  Map
    1-309-928-2825

Douglas County

  • Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum
    114 East Main Street
    Arcola, Illinois  61910  Map
    1-217-268-4908

  • Arthur Tourist Information Center
    106 East Progress Street
    Arthur, Illinois  61911  Map
    1-217-543-2242

DuPage County

Edgar County

  • Edgar County Historical Museum
    414 North Main Street
    Paris, Illinois  61944  Map
    1-217-463-5305

Franklin County

  • Franklin County Tourism Bureau
    209 West Main Street
    Benton, Illinois  62812  Map
    1-618-439-0608

  • West Franklin Historical and Genealogical Museum
    2130 School House Road
    Mulkeytown, Illinois  62865  Map
    1-618-724-2445

  • Frankfort Area Historical Museum
    2000 East Saint Louis Street
    West Frankfort, Illinois  62896  Map
    1-618-932-6159

  • Ken Gray Presidential Museum
    804 North Douglas St
    West Frankfort, Illinois  62896  Map
    1-618-937-6100

Fulton County

  • Dickson Mounds State Museum
    10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
    Lewistown, Illinois  61542  Map
    1-309-547-3721
    Located in the Canton area.

  • Lewistown Society for Historical Preservation
    396 South Main Street
    Lewistown, Illinois  61542  Map
    1-309-547-1009
    Located in the Canton area.

Henry County

  • Bishop Hill Heritage Association
    103 North Bishop Hill Street
    Bishop Hill, Illinois  61419  Map
    1-309-927-3899
    Located in the Moline-Rock Island area.

  • Bishop Hill Museum Info
    304 South Bishop Hill Street
    Bishop Hill, Illinois  61419  Map
    1-309-927-3345
    Located in the Moline-Rock Island area.

  • Henry County Historical Society
    202 South Park Street
    Bishop Hill, Illinois  61419  Map
    1-309-927-3528
    Located in the Moline-Rock Island area.

  • Henry County Tourism
    307 West Center Street
    Cambridge, Illinois  61238  Map
    1-309-937-1255
    Located in the Moline-Rock Island area.

Iroquois County

  • Iroquois County Historical Society Museum
    103 West Cherry Street
    Watseka, Illinois  60970  Map
    1-815-432-2215

Jackson County

  • African American Museum of Southern Illinois
    1237 East Main Street Ofc
    Carbondale, Illinois  62901  Map
    1-618-457-2217

  • Carbondale Convention & Tourism Bureau
    1201 East Main Street Suite 1046
    Carbondale, Illinois  62901  Map
    1-618-529-4451

  • Logan General John A Museum
    1613 Edith Street
    Murphysboro, Illinois  62966  Map
    1-618-684-3455
    Located in the Carbondale area.

Jefferson County

  • Jefferson County Historical Society Museum
    1411 North 27th Street
    Mount Vernon, Illinois  62864  Map
    1-618-246-0033

Jersey County

  • Jersey County Historical Society Museum
    601 North State Street
    Jerseyville, Illinois  62052  Map
    1-618-498-3514
    Located in the East Saint Louis area.

Jo Daviess County

Kane County

Kankakee County

  • Kankakee Model Railroad Club & Museum
    197 South East Avenue
    Kankakee, Illinois  60901  Map
    1-815-929-9320

Kendall County

  • Farnsworth House Visitor Center
    14520 River Road
    Plano, Illinois  60545  Map
    1-630-552-0052
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

Knox County

  • Discovery Depot Children's Museum
    128 South Chambers Street
    Galesburg, Illinois  61401  Map
    1-309-344-8876

La Salle County

Lake County

Lee County

  • Amboy Depot Museum
    50 South East Avenue
    Amboy, Illinois  61310  Map
    1-815-857-4700
    Located in the Dixon area.

  • John Deere Historic Site
    8334 South Clinton Street
    Dixon, Illinois  61021  Map
    1-815-652-4551

  • Lee County Tourism Council
    112 South Galena Avenue
    Dixon, Illinois  61021  Map
    1-815-288-1840

Livingston County

  • Illinois Rt 66 Museum
    110 West Howard St
    Pontiac, Illinois  61764  Map
    1-815-844-4566

  • Yost House Museum
    298 West Water Street
    Pontiac, Illinois  61764  Map
    1-815-844-7401

Logan County

Macon County

Madison County

McDonough County

  • Blandin House Museum
    215 South Chestnut Street
    Blandinsville, Illinois  61420  Map
    1-309-652-3673
    Located in the Macomb area.

  • Western Illinois Museum
    201 South Lafayette St
    Macomb, Illinois  61455  Map
    1-309-837-2750

  • Western Illinois Tourism Development Office
    581 Deere Road
    Macomb, Illinois  61455  Map
    1-309-837-7460

McHenry County

  • VOLO Auto Museum
    27582 West Volo Village Road
    Mchenry, Illinois  60050  Map
    1-815-385-3644
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

  • Antique Village & Museum
    8512 South Union Road
    Union, Illinois  60180  Map
    1-815-923-2214
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

  • Illinois Railway Museum
    7000 Olson Road
    Union, Illinois  60180  Map
    1-815-923-4391
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

McLean County

  • Miller Park Zoo
    1020 South Morris Avenue
    Bloomington, Illinois  61701  Map
    1-309-823-4250

  • Childrens Discovery Museum
    101 East Beaufort
    Normal, Illinois  61761  Map
    1-309-433-3444

Monroe County

  • Peterstown Heritage Society
    275 North Main Street
    Waterloo, Illinois  62298  Map
    1-618-939-4222
    Located in the East Saint Louis area.

Morgan County

  • Heritage Cultural Center
    200 West Douglas Avenue
    Jacksonville, Illinois  62650  Map
    1-217-243-7488

  • Jacksonville Area Visitor & Convention Bureau
    155 West Morton Avenue
    Jacksonville, Illinois  62650  Map
    1-217-243-5678

  • Prairieland Heritage Museum Institute
    1005 West Michigan Avenue
    Jacksonville, Illinois  62650  Map
    1-217-243-7262

Ogle County

  • Byron Museum of History
    106 North Union
    Byron, Illinois  61010  Map
    1-815-234-5031
    Located in the Rochelle area.

  • Chana School Museum
    201 North River Rd
    Oregon, Illinois  61061  Map
    1-815-732-4714
    Located in the Rochelle area.

  • Stuka Military Museum
    3178 South Daysville Road
    Oregon, Illinois  61061  Map
    1-815-732-2091
    Located in the Rochelle area.

  • Flagg Township Museum
    518 4th Avenue
    Rochelle, Illinois  61068  Map
    1-815-562-3040

  • Rochelle Tourism & Visitor
    500 Lincoln Avenue
    Rochelle, Illinois  61068  Map
    1-815-562-7031

Peoria County

Perry County

  • Perry County Jail Museum
    108 West Jackson Street
    Pinckneyville, Illinois  62274  Map
    1-618-357-2225

Piatt County

  • Piatt County Museum
    315 West Main Street
    Monticello, Illinois  61856  Map
    1-217-762-4731
    Located in the Champaign-Urbana area.

Pike County

  • Pike County Historical Society Museum
    400 East Jefferson Street
    Pittsfield, Illinois  62363  Map
    1-217-285-4618

Randolph County

  • Fort Chartres Historic Site
    1260 State Route 155
    Prairie Du Rocher, Illinois  62277  Map
    1-618-284-7230

Richland County

  • Richland Heritage Museum
    122 West Elm Street
    Olney, Illinois  62450  Map
    1-618-392-2318

  • Southeastern Illinois Visitor's Bureau
    1707 East Main Street
    Olney, Illinois  62450  Map
    1-618-392-0925

Rock Island County

  • Black Hawk State Historic Site
    1510 46th Avenue
    Rock Island, Illinois  61201  Map
    1-309-788-0177

  • Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation
    Rock Islnd Arsenal
    Rock Island, Illinois  61201  Map
    1-309-786-7336

Saint Clair County

  • Tourism Bureau of South Western Illinois
    10950 Lincoln Trail
    Fairview Heights, Illinois  62208  Map
    1-618-397-1488
    Located in the East Saint Louis area.

Saline County

  • Saline County Area Museum
    1600 South Feazel Street
    Harrisburg, Illinois  62946  Map
    1-618-253-7342

  • Saline County Tourism Board
    1600 South Feazel Street
    Harrisburg, Illinois  62946  Map
    1-618-253-8910

Sangamon County

Schuyler County

  • Schuyler Jail Museum & Genealogical Center
    200 South Congress Street
    Rushville, Illinois  62681  Map
    1-217-322-6975

Union County

  • Southernmost Illinois Tourism
    1000 North Main Street
    Anna, Illinois  62906  Map
    1-618-833-9928

Vermilion County

Wabash County

Washington County

  • Heritage House & Museum of Okawville
    114 West Walnut
    Okawville, Illinois  62271  Map
    1-618-243-5535

Whiteside County

  • Martin House Museum
    707 10th Avenue
    Fulton, Illinois  61252  Map
    1-815-589-2997
    Located in the Sterling area.

  • Morrison's Heritage Museum
    202 East Lincolnway
    Morrison, Illinois  61270  Map
    1-815-772-8889
    Located in the Sterling area.

  • Dillon Home Museum
    1005 East 3rd Street
    Sterling, Illinois  61081  Map
    1-815-622-6202

Will County

  • Joliet Area Historical Museum
    204 North Ottawa Street
    Joliet, Illinois  60432  Map
    1-815-723-5201

  • Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery
    201 West 10th Street
    Lockport, Illinois  60441  Map
    1-815-838-7400
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

  • Isle A LA Cache Museum
    501 East Romeo Road
    Romeoville, Illinois  60446  Map
    1-815-886-1467
    Located in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area.

Williamson County

  • Southern Illinois Tourism Development Office
    501 West Deyoung Street
    Marion, Illinois  62959  Map
    1-618-998-9397

  • Williamson County Historical Society Museum
    105 South Van Buren Street
    Marion, Illinois  62959  Map
    1-618-997-5863

  • Williamson County Tourism
    8588 Route 148
    Marion, Illinois  62959  Map
    1-618-997-3690

Winnebago County


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