Upcoming Events

Dickson Mounds Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year -- on archaeology, Indian cultures of the Americas, natural history, and rural life and culture. Programs include workshops, demonstrations, performances, conferences, and festivals -- many of which are held outdoors. Most events are free to the public.

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All ISM Events
Image is of IDNR's Fall Colors poster front.
Oct 1 2021 (All day) to Oct 31 2021 (All day)
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Through the month of October, different points of interest will be highlighted along the trails. This self-guided experience will be available daily...
Image is of Flourite crystal courtesy of the Illinios State Museum.
Oct 16 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
To celebrate Earth Sciences Week, kids are welcome to pick-up a FREE Rocks, Minerals & Fossils activity bag on Saturday, October 16th from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Image is of Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout badge.
Oct 30 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the new trailhead kiosks on the Museum’s grounds and to recognize local Havana resident and Eagle Scout candidate Karac Henderson...

Illinois State Museum Online Events

Oct 26 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join History Curator Erika Holst to learn about historic clothing through the lens of an 1800s women's lifespan.