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
Jun 5 2018 - 7:00pm
Archaeology Talk at Dickson Mounds
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
The Egyptian pyramids at Giza are the result of centuries of development, experiment and adaptation. Viewed as mysterious or mystical, when in reality their construction was the result of changing burial customs and skillful engineering.
Jun 6 2018 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Enjoy outdoor adventures and hands-on learning in the natural world on Wednesdays in June.
Jun 6 2018 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Illinois State Museum, Springfield
In this school bus series film, the students consider the pros and cons of turning the town swamp into a new shopping mall.