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Illinois State Museum Society

The Illinois State Museum Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1952 that supports the educational and research programs of the Illinois State Museum System.  The Museum preserves Illinois’ past for Illinois’ future while stimulating discovery, stewardship, and life-long learning about Illinois and the world. 

By joining the Society you will have the opportunity to discover and experience the Museum’s dynamic offerings related to the natural and cultural heritage of Illinois. 

Your membership contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

For more information contact or call (217) 524-4222.


Illinois State Museum Society
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62706-5000

(217) 524-4222

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas