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

Online Events
Dec 3 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On December 3rd, Santa's brother, Hugo Kringle, will share stories about growing up with Santa Claus.
Dec 4 2020 - 9:00am to Dec 7 2020 - 7:00pm
Springfield
The days are getting shorter and the weather colder, but our days only get brighter! Whether it’s building a snowman or celebrating holidays, there are many things to do in winter!
Christmas at the Lincoln Home
Dec 8 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Join Curator Susan Haake and Lincoln Home Interpretive Rangers for a tour of the Lincoln Home decorated for Christmas.