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
Mar 3 2018 -
8:00am to 9:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Kids ages 8 years and older with an adult may enjoy learning about the snow goose—how to identify one of the birds, its habitat requirements, migration patterns, its sounds and calls, and other wild facts.
Image of Artifact ID Day
Mar 4 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and...
Image of woman cooking on the Illinois frontier.
Mar 24 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
As part of the Illinois Bicentennial programming series at Dickson Mounds, kids ages 5 years old and up with an adult may enjoy learning about life on the Illinois Frontier.