Press Room -- Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown
Tot Time Program Receives State-wide Award posted November 05, 2014
For Immediate Release.
November 5, 2014
Tot Time Receives Award - Lewistown, IL
Dickson Mounds Museum has received an Award of Merit for Christa Christensen’s Tot Time program from the Illinois Association of Museums. Tot Time introduces young children, ages 1 through 5, to a variety subjects from fish to clouds and much in between through presentations and hands-on activities, especially the production of things that may be taken home for further enjoyment. The once-a-month program has attracted a large following of tots and parents, grandparents, and day-care providers. Read more ...
The Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Historic Site, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe inspiring journey through 12,000 years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley.
Visitors to the museum, in west-central Illinois, encounter innovative interpretive exhibits; exciting hands-on activities; archaeological sites; and a variety of special events in a rural setting.
The museum is open year-round, daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). There is no admission charge.
- 10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
Lewistown, IL 61542
- Daily 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
- Contact Information
- Telephone: 309-547-3721
- 60 Miles northwest of Springfield, Routes 78 and 97
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