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
Jul 6 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
See and learn about fish from Thompson Lake and the Illinois River.
Jul 16 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
In celebration of World Snake Day, the whole family is invited to learn about and interact with both live native and exotic reptiles up close.
Boating Emiquon
Jul 22 2017 - 8:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Celebrate 10 years of restoration at the Emiquon Preserve. Enjoy wildlife viewing and learning about the wetlands restoration efforts. Participants will kayak and canoe their way through the far recesses of Thompson Lake.