Resources on the Illinois State Museum

You may learn more about the Museumobile and the history of the Illinois State Museum in:

The Illinois State Museum: Historical Sketch and Memoirs by Milton D. Thompson (Director of the ISM 1963-1976), published by the Illinois State Museum Society in 1988. The text and images seen here are from Mr. Thompson's book.

The Summer & Fall, 2002 issue of The Living Museum, published quarterly by the Illinois State Museum, is a special issue on the history of the museum. It contains the print edition of the texts presented in this web module via pdf format.


First Century pdf Museumobile history Modern Era pdf Looking Ahead pdf Activities page About the exhibit