History Exhibits and Events
- Anthropology Exhibit
- These case exhibits focus on archaeological and ethnographic topics and artifacts such as Native American pottery, basketry, weavings, weapons, and tools. Find out more ...
- At Home in the Heartland
- Listen to the stories of real people who lived in Illinois. Immerse yourself in the dramatic changes in household life over the past 300 years. Find out more ...
- Peoples of the Past
- Life-sized dioramas and finely crafted artifacts bring to life Illinois' rich Native American heritage. Find out more ...
- The Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum
- The Play Museum is a free children's area at the Illinois State Museum-Springfield. Hours are Monday-Saturday (9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 to 5:00 p.m.). Find out more ...
Please note that event dates are subject to change.
- Research & Collections Center Behind-the-Scenes Tour
- ISM Research & Collections Center
Saturday, July 30, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Illinois State Museum Research & Collections Center is home to the Museum's collection of about 14 million objects. Find out more ...
Fee: Free with advanced registration.
To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.