Please note: The Illinois State Museum has temporarily closed its second-floor archaeology exhibitions at its Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, Illinois. All other aspects of Dickson Mounds’ exhibitions, programs, and grounds remain open and active. The Museum’s lobby, Discovery Center, third-floor gallery, and observation deck are open to visitors. Read more at http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/illinois-state-museum-temporarily-closes-archaeology-exhibits-dickson-mounds.
ISM-Dickson Mounds, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe-inspiring journey through 12,000 years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley.
Hours: Tue-Sat: 10-4:00
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.