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

Online Events
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Sep 26 2020 - 12:00pm to Sep 27 2020 - 12:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
This overnight workshop is a sequel to Wilderness Survival 1.0. Through hands-on experience, participants will implement the skills and knowledge gained during the 1.0 session.
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Oct 1 2020 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
On October 1, the program will highlight the importance of the Illinois native white-tailed deer.
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Oct 2 2020 - 9:00am to Oct 5 2020 - 7:00pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Whooo’s awake after dark? As we are starting to go to bed, a whole other world is waking up. Learn who’s awake at night and how they have adapted to their nighttime world.