Visitor Information


Directions and Parking

The Illinois State Museum Research & Collections Center is located in Springfield.  The entrance is located on Ash Street between 10th and 11th Street.  Drive through the gate into the parking area.

The facility is only open to the public for educational programs and by appointment. 


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Illinois State Museum-
Research & Collections Center
1011 East Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 785-0037

Mon-Fri: 10-4:00
By Appointment Only 
Closed: All State Holidays.

There is a large parking lot on site, parking is free. 

Free.  Open to public only during programs or by appointment. 
Map to Research & Collections

Location of Research & Collections Center in relationship to Illinois State Museum.