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
Dr. Glen Freimuth
Jan 2 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Dendrochronology, commonly known as tree ring dating, has been in use since the 1920’s.
Jan 3 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Tots and their caretakers may enjoy learning about ancient symbols and drawing the images on the walls.
Prohibition
Jan 3 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Research & Collections Center, Springfield
Up close look at liquor-related artifacts from the Illinois State Museum's collections to trace the history of alcohol consumption and the temperance movement in America.