Dickson Mounds Museum is ADA accessible, and provides free parking. Many other special facilities are available --


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Engraved Marine Shell Gorget
Children's  Discovery Center

The Discovery Center is a unique and challenging learning place with hands-on activities for visitors of all ages; discovery drawers, books, tapes, videos, and the unique playscape, A River--A Valley--A People.



The Resource Center provides a quiet place to read and discover areas of special interest. It provides a basic library of magazines and books on Indian cultures and Illinois archaeology, and computer access to a variety of relevant programs.

The Resource Center
The Museum Store

The Museum Shops offer refreshments and a large selection of crafts by Illinois artisans, gifts, and books on archaeology and Indian cultures, while providing a fine view of the rural Illinois countryside. 

Picnic Shelter
The Museum Grounds - 230 acres that include a scenic picnic area and playground, and the Eveland Village, where the excavated remains of three early Indian buildings are preserved for viewing. The museum grounds are open to the public during daylight hours.
Mississippian Symbolism Conference
Use of the Facility by Outside Groups -The museum's 135-seat auditorium, large meeting room, and coffee shop are available for meetings and small conferences. Call the museum for details.
Sheet Copper Imitation Bear Teeth