LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, March 23 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be “Wild & Crazy…Things from the Museum Collections.” The public is welcome to view a variety of artifacts from the Illinois State Museum’s collections, including various, rare mammal taxidermy mounts, shark jaws, whale bones, and exotic insects. Participants may enjoy fun, hands-on arts and crafts to take home!
Kid’s Day programs at Dickson Mounds Museum are geared toward children ages 5 and up with an adult. Registration is not required. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.