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
Jul 18 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
In this school bus series film, the class turns into mussels for a lesson about ocean tides and the plants and animals that live in tidal zones.
stars
Jul 18 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
The Aristotelian Universe, characterized by the Earth at the center of the system, was the accepted interpretation of cosmological thought in the Western world for nearly two thousand years.
Bicentennial & Beyond: The Illinois Legacy Collection
Jul 20 2018 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Take a journey through 200 years of Illinois history on this curator-led gallery walk through "Bicentennial and Beyond: The Illinois Legacy Collection" exhibition.