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  ISM System   

Picture of Museums The Illinois State Museum is a system of museums and galleries serving the people of Illinois. The Museums foster an appreciation of the living world, introduce the art of Illinois, open windows to education, and protect irreplaceable state treasures. The ISM mission is fulfilled through collecting, research, exhibits, publications, and interpretive programs that enhance educational experiences, aesthetic values, and in general, the quality of life.

  Illinois State Museum, Springfield   

Illinois State Museum, Springfield

General Hours: Mon- Sat 8:30AM-5:00PM; Sun. Noon-5:00PM; (Play Museum Mon.-Sat. 9:30AM-4:00PM, Sun 1:00-5:00PM) Museum Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Located at the corner of Spring and Edwards Streets, the ISM is in the Capitol Complex, just south of the State Capitol.

Address:
502 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL
Phone: (217)782-7386

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/main/geninfo.html

  ISM Research & Collections Center   

ISM Research & Collections Center
The RCC is located on 10 1/2th Street, at 1011 E. Ash Street, Springfield, IL 62703.

General Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The entrance is just north of Ash Street on 10 1/2th Street. Facility only open to the public for educational programs and by appointment.

Address:
1011 East Ash Street
Springfield, IL
Phone: 217-785-0037

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/rcc/geninfo.html

  ISM Dickson Mounds Museum   

ISM Dickson Mounds Museum

General Hours: Daily 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

60 Miles northwest of Springfield, Routes 78 and 97

Address:
10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
Lewistown, IL
Phone: 309-547-3721

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/dickson/geninfo.html

  ISM Lockport Gallery   

ISM Lockport Gallery

General Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sundays, Noon - 5:00 PM. Closed Saturdays and state holidays. Galleries closed during exhibit changes.

Located 35 miles southwest of the Chicago Loop, one block from the crossroads of IL Routes 7 and 171 in historic downtown Lockport

Address:
201 West 10th Street
Lockport, IL
Phone: 815-838-7400

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/lockport/geninfo.html

  Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center   

Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center

General Hours: Daily 9:00 A.M-5:00 P.M. Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Located 6 miles north of Benton, IL on I-57, just west of Exit 77 only 90 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri.

Address:
14967 Gun Creek Trail
Whittington, IL
Phone: (618) 629-2220

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/so-il/geninfo.html

  ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago   

ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago

General Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 PM

Located on the second floor of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago

Address:
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/chicago/geninfo.html
Illinois Artisans, Chicago

General Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 PM

Located inside of the James R. Thompson Center, on the second floor level. Visitors can ride a public elevator or escalator to the 2nd floor.

Address:
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL
Phone: 312-814-5321

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/chicago/geninfo.html
ISM Chicago Gallery
ISM Chicago Gallery

General Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Located on the second floor of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago

Address:
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL
Phone: 312-814-5322

For more visitor information go to: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/chicago/geninfo.html

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