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Illinois State Museum-Springfield
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7386

Admission: FREE

Hours:  Mon-Sat: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sun: Noon - 4:30 p.m.

MacLean Play Museum for Children 
Mon-Sat: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Sun: Noon - 3:30 p.m.

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

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Welcome to ISM-Springfield

Visitors to the Illinois State Museum System headquarters in Springfield are treated to world-renowned natural history exhibits and a wonderful view of the arts within and beyond Illinois. Educational programs enhance the changing exhibitions.

What's Happening at the ISM-Springfield...

This exhibit celebrates all things “kidz” from the collection of the Illinois State Museum.  Visitors will see children’s clothing, toys, and objects from the 1840s-1990s, as well as artwork featuring children.

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