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
Supernovae
Nov 6 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Learn about the basics about supernova, how their light curves and spectra have been interpreted to reveal their nature and more.
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Nov 7 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
See what kinds of farm animals visit Tot Time! It’s a surprise!
Nov 7 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
Animal taxidermy has been a part of museum exhibits from the early “Cabinets of Curiosities” to today’s naturalistic landscape dioramas.