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
Mining Stone
Dec 5 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
his presentation explores the history of ideas about Neolithic mining, and places of recent research in southern Germany in the context of broader questions about the cultural significance of stone.
Dec 6 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Hugo will sing songs and share stories about growing up with the boy who became Santan Claus.
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.