At Home in the Heartland

Listen to the stories of real people who lived in Illinois. Immerse yourself in the dramatic changes in household life over the past 300 years.

Exhibits include French Illinois, Pioneer Life, Post-Civil War Life, Industial Age, Century of Progress, and Modern Life. Interactives let the visitor make choices that people of these eras had to make.

Visitor Information
502 South Spring Street
(217) 782-7386

Museum: Mon-Sat: 9-4:30, Sun: 12-4:30
Mary Ann MacLean Play Museum: Mon-Sat: 10-4, Sun: 1-4:30
All Facilities Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.