Members Only: Bicentennial Celebration and RCC Open House

Sunday, December 3, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

  • Research & Collections Center, Springfield

Event Audience: 

Member

Fee: 

Free, open to members only

The Illinois State Museum is preparing to celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial by displaying the best of its Illinois Legacy Collection of 13.5 million objects in a special exhibition slated to open Summer of 2018. Illinois State Museum Scociety members and the general public are invited to the ISM Research & Collections Center from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for a behind-the-scenes, sneak peek at some of these objects and speak with Museum staff. Members are also invited to a more intimate, members-only open house 2:00-3:00 pm.

Everyone is also welcome to visit the Museum’s main facility in the Capitol Complex from Noon to 4:30 pm to see a special preview of the Bicentennial exhibition on the second floor. In celebration of the kick off of the Bicentennial year, Museum admission is free on December 3.

Illinois State Museum Geology collection

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