Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
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Apr 22 2020 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Visitors to the Museum will receive a free native Illinois tree sapling in celebration of Earth Day!
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Apr 25 2020 - 12:00pm to Apr 26 2020 - 12:00pm
*Fulfills BSA Wilderness Survival Merit Badge Requirements
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
This overnight workshop is a sequel to Wilderness Survival 1.0. Through hands-on experience, participants will implement the skills and knowledge gained during the 1.0 session.
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May 7 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On May 7th, the Therkildsen Field Station at Emqiuon's Dr. Tom Rothfus will present "Mighty Mussels" and highlight the importance this creature plays in the aquatic eco-system.