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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.

Address
10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
Lewistown, IL 61542
Hours
Daily 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Contact Information
Telephone: 309-547-3721
FAX: 309-547-3189
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60 Miles northwest of Springfield, Routes 78 and 97
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