Welcome to Dickson Mounds

The Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Register Historic Site, 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.

Visitors to the museum, in west-central Illinois, encounter innovative interpretive exhibits; exciting hands-on activities; archaeological sites; and a variety of special events in a rural setting.

Visitor Information
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd.
Lewistown
(309) 547-3721

Daily: 8:30-5 
Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Events
Aug 19 2017 - 7:00pm
Sep 2 2017 - 7:30pm
Exhibitions
Temporary Exhibitions
Plan Your Visit
Location of Dickson Mounds Museum in Illinois.
Membership Benefits
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News
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