Illinois State Museum Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year at all of its facilities. Most events are free to the public, though some at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield may require paying admission to the Museum. Click on the event listing for details.

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Illinois State Museum Events

Research & Collections Center Events

Dickson Mounds Events

Lockport Gallery Events
Mar 1 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Join us for an educational display of privately owned collections focusing on Illinois artifacts from well-known sites, raw material types, and artifact classes.
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Mar 1 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and perhaps anything else you may be curious about.
Mar 4 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
This presentation will summarize the field investigations undertaken in the 2019 field season at the 10th Street site of 5 houses burned in the 1908 Springfield Race Riots, and highlight some of the significant new finds recovered.