Illinois State Museum Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year at all of its facilities. Most events are free to the public, though some at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield may require paying admission to the Museum. Click on the event listing for details.

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Illinois State Museum Events

Research & Collections Center Events

Dickson Mounds Events

Lockport Gallery Events
Dec 9 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to commemorate the completion of a new footbridge on the Museum’s grounds.
Winter Wonderland Story Time
Dec 11 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Learn about the winter season with stories and a craft.
Mary Todd Lincoln
Dec 13 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Springfield
December 13 marks the 200th birthday of Mary Lincoln, one of America’s most famous and notorious first ladies.