Visitor Information


Directions and Parking

The Illinois State Museum Research & Collections Center is located in Springfield.  The entrance is located on Ash Street between 10 1/2 and 11th Street.  Drive through the gate into the parking area.

The facility is only open to the public for educational programs and by appointment. 


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Illinois State Museum-
Research & Collections Center
1011 East Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 785-0037

Mon-Fri: 8:30-5
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

There is a large parking lot on site, parking is free. 

Free.  Open to public only during programs or by appointment. 
Map to Research & Collections

Location of Research & Collections Center in relationship to Illinois State Museum.