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
Mar 3 2018 -
8:00am to 10:30am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Kids ages 5 years and older with an adult may enjoy learning about the snow goose—how to identify one of the birds, its habitat requirements, migration patterns, its sounds and calls, and other wild facts.
Mar 4 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and...
Mar 24 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
As part of the Illinois Bicentennial programming series at Dickson Mounds, kids ages 5 years old and up with an adult may enjoy learning about life on the Illinois Frontier.