Upcoming Events

The Illinois State Museum offers a wide range of public programs throughout the year for all ages. Most events are free with admission to the Museum. Please see the event listings for details.

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All ISM Events
No events inside the museum are scheduled at this time. Check back for updates. Illinois State Museum online events are listed below.

Illinois State Museum Online Events

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Feb 4 2021 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Join us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds for Wildlife Prairie Park’s “Birds of Prey” presentation. Activity bags will be available for curbside pick-up at various locations...
Tales from the Vault: A Peek into the ISM's "Closet"
Feb 4 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join Curator of History Erika Holst on this behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum's textile storage area to get a sense of the true scope of the Museum's collections.
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Feb 6 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The moon and stars are icons of the night sky. They provide light to break the darkness, inspire stories, and are used to navigate the unknown. Gather the family for a fun night camping in your home and learning about the night sky.