Emma Kunz House(Belleville)
Considered to be the oldest Greek Revival style home in Illinois, the house contains antiques and memorabilia from the 1800s.
602 Fulton Street | Belleville, IL
Labor & Industry Museum (Belleville)
123 N. Church St. | Belleville, IL 62220
St. Clair County Historical Society Museum (Belleville)
A Victorian adaptation of a Greek Revival home built in the early 1800's, the museum has furniture, vintage clothing, artifacts, quilts and an
extensive research library and gift shop.
701 E Washington Street | Belleville, IL
St. Louis Air & Space Museum (Cahokia)
Learn about the history of aviation in the St. Louis Area.
2300 Vector Drive | Cahokia, IL 62206
618-332-3664 | 877-332-3664
Clinton County Historical Museum (Carlyle)
Built in the late 1800s as a private home, the museum holds many artifacts from the area, including genealogical material, books, and periodicals
on the history of the county.
1091 Franklin Street | Carlyle, IL
Centralia Historical Society Museum (Centralia)
Termed "One of the Hidden Gems of the Midwest", this 3 story former grocery warehouse features a large model train layout, agriculture and oil
memorabilia, 1947 mine disaster display plus local "orphan" sports items and more.
240 S. Locust Street | Centralia, IL
Spinach Can Collectibles Museum (Chester)
Located in the 1875 Opera House, this is the home of the official Popeye Fan Club and has memorabilia on display dating back to the early
1001 State Street | Chester, IL 62233
Randolph County Museum & Archives (Chester)
See an old electric chair (last used to execute a woman who killed her brother), and many county & Native American artifacts, Kaskaskia
manuscripts and Native American artifacts. Located next to the Courthouse and Courtyard of Flags.
1 Taylor Street | Chester, IL
Collinsville Historical Society Museum (Collinsville)
Where local and world history comes alive. Located in our new state of the art facility.
406 West Main Street | Collinsville, IL
Katherine Dunham Museum (East St. Louis)
The museum houses Miss Dunham's outstanding collection of symbolic and functional art, including more than 250 African and Caribbean art
objects from more than 50 countries. Admission is free and Hours Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Wednesday and Sunday
1005 Pennsylvania Ave | East St. Louis, IL 62201
Madison County Historical Society Museum & Archives (Edwardsville)
The 1836 Weir House is filled with an amazing display of artifacts representing local and county history with the recent addition of a historic
715 N Main St. | Edwardsville, IL
The 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House (Edwardsville)
This two-story Federal home is the oldest brick building in Madison County. Col. Stephenson, who was a contemporary of the first territorial
governor Ninian Edwards, completed the home in 1821. The house offers hands-on history tours with historically costumed docents.
409 South Buchanan | Edwardsville, IL 62025
Gateway Classic Cars & Museum (Fairmont City)
See everything from Model T's to Muscle cars and shop the Antique Mall for classic car models and memorabilia.
5401 Collinsville Road | Fairmont City, IL 62201
Yanda Log Cabin (Glen Carbon)
The ceiling rafters and attic floor are from the original log cabin, and the sidewalks are made from a school building dating back to 1912.
Available for group activities, community events, and tours by appointment.
Main Street | Glen Carbon, IL
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum (Glen Carbon)
The museum is housed in a renovated 1914 school building located in the "Old Town" section of the Village.
124 School St. | Glen Carbon, IL
Old Fire Engine Museum (Granite City)
Antique firefighting equipment and memorabilia are on display.
1411 19th Street | Granite City, IL
Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert- Zippel House (Granite City)
This 158-year-old home has displays of Civil War artifacts, an Indian collection, and 1830's furnishings.
3279 Maryville Rd | Granite City, IL 62040
Hoiles-Davis Museum (Greenville)
Formerly a private residence, this is now home to an extensive collection of Civil War and WWI memorabilia, Indian artifacts, domestic arts, and
items from local manufacturers.
318 W Winter Ave. | Greenville, IL
American Farm Heritage Museum (Greenville)
Farm implements, tools, tractors and other equipment dating back 100 years are featured. Open Saturdays April - October and for special
I-70 at IL 127 | Greenville, IL
Richard W. Bock Sculpture Museum (Greenville)
The museum features hundreds of sculptural pieces by Richard Bock, best known for his work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Greenville College Campus, 315 E. College Ave. | Greenville, IL 62246
One Room Schoolhouse Museum (Greenville)
Located at the modern Jr. High School, the building was restored by retired teachers.
1200 Junior High Drive | Greenville, IL
Hamel School Log Cabin (Hamel)
Built between 1820 and 1852, the building contains artifacts from that period.
Hamel School Park, 400 W. State Rt. 140 | Hamel, IL
Wicks Pipe Organ Company (Highland)
A premier manufacturer of church organs for over 100 years, Wicks offers tours by appointment through the Chamber of Commerce.
1100 5th Street | Highland, IL
618-654-3721 (Chamber of Commerce)
Louis Latzer Homestead (Highland)
The founder of the Pet Milk Company built this house that was one of the first with electricity and running water inside. Home to annual festivals
celebrating early farm life.
RR 3 | Highland, IL
Pioneer Log Cabin Village (Kinmundy)
16 pre-Civil War furnished cabins are open for self-guided tours. Open April 15-Nov 15.
12 mi. north of Salem on Hwy 37 | Kinmundy, IL 62854
618-547-7123 | 618-547-3291
The Mermaid House (Lebanon)
Charles Dickens stayed here in 1842 while researching his book on American prairies.
114 East St. Louis Street | Lebanon, IL
Maeystown Rock Mill Museum (Maeystown)
The entire village of Maeystown is on the National Register of Historic Places with much of the village history preserved in the museum.
Mill Street | Maeystown, IL
Marissa Academy Museum and Coal Miners Monument (Marissa)
Memorabilia celebrating the city's growth from a coal mining town to the present make this an interesting stop.
Marissa Park, 610 S. Main St. | Marissa, IL
Schneidewind Barn Museum (Marissa)
Hundreds of interesting items are housed in what was formerlly a working farm's barn.
1157 Schneidewind Rd. | Marissa, IL
Berger- Kiel Log House (Mascoutah)
Get a glimpse into local life in the 1800's viewing the log house and the Anstedt barn and period garden.
931 North Sixth St. | Mascoutah, IL 62258
Mascoutah Heritage Museum (Mascoutah)
The Museum gathers history from Mascoutah, Engelmann and Shiloh Valley Townships. Harvey C. Pitt's mounted waterfowl collection is featured
along with dolls, wedding dresses, toys and farm items.
306 W. Main St. | Mascoutah, IL 62258
Washington County Historical Museum (Nashville)
Built in 1871 as a private residence, this building now holds hundreds of artifacts from the county including a display of period wedding
326 South Kaskaskia Street | Nashville, IL
Rieso Farm Museum & Antiques (New Athens)
A large collection of machinery and primitives dating back to the 1800's are on display.
3125 George Leilich Rd. | New Athens, IL 62264
O'Fallon Historical Society Museum & Archives (O'Fallon)
Exhibits and research library focusing on O'Fallon area history including native sons, Oscar-winning actor William Holden and illustrator Bernie
Fuchs. Housed in 1904 bank building. Open Wed., Fri.& Sat., 1-4pm and by appointment. Free admission.
101 W. State St. | O'Fallon, IL 62269
Heritage House Museum (Okawville)
The complex includes three properties; Dr. Poos Home & Medical Museum (202 N. Front St); the Frank Schlosser Home (114 W. Walnut), a turn-
of-the-century house, barn, harness shop, and commercial laundry; and the Joseph Schlosser Home.
Okawville Tourism | Okawville, IL
Martin/ Boismenue House (Prairie du Pont)
Built in the 1790's in the French vertical-log style, this is the oldest known residence in Illinois.
2110 First Street | Prairie du Pont, IL 62206
The Creole House (Prairie du Rocher)
The house built in 1800 is an example of a combination of French and American architecture. Tours by appointment.
Market Street | Prairie du Rocher, IL
Alfred Brown Museum (Sparta)
A large collection of post cards from the 1904 World's Fair, a drum from the Civil War, Indian artifacts, old uniforms, and school artifacts anchor
132 W. Broadway St., the old Sparta City Hall | Sparta, IL
618-443-6908 | 618-443-3138
Zacheis Tractor Museum (Sparta)
Meet Allis-Chalmers and John Deere here! Hundreds of tractors and other farm equipment are parked in rows in the Museum. A replica of the
Zacheis dealership Parts Store and a room filled with vintage and recent agricultural toys are also features.
401 East 4th Street | Sparta, IL
618-965-3847 | 618-521-7757| Fax 618-965-9201
Paul Simon Museum (Troy)
Memorabilia of Sen. Paul Simon's life and service in the U.S. Senate is gathered here. Simon took over the Troy Tribune in 1948 when he was
19 years old living in the city for 25 years. Open Wed, Thurs & Sat and by appt.
118 W. Market St. | Troy, IL
Fayette County Museum (Vandalia)
The museum contains Lincoln-era memorabilia and artifacts of the people living in the county. Of special interest is an original paper press from
the Capitol and Lincoln's froe.
301 West Main | Vandalia, IL
Veterans Educational Museum (Vandalia)
Items on display are from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm along with flags from 45 countries. Also here is a rare
signed copy of Adolph Hitler's Mein Kampf.
321 S. Seventh St. | Vandalia, IL 62471
Little Brick House (Vandalia)
The house is filled with china, furniture, engravings, and books belonging to settlers during the time Abraham Lincoln attended the legislature
(1834-1839). Tours by appointment.
621 St. Clair Street | Vandalia, IL 62471
Rex's Museum (Waterloo)
A Lionel train set shares space with a Li'l Abner Dogpatch Band windup toy and British toy soldiers, antique collectibles, clothing, glassware, a
mule deer antler chandelier & more.
8219 Gall Rd. | Waterloo, IL 62298
History Museum of Monroe County (Waterloo)
Anchored by Col. Edd Kueker's extensive collection of Western memorabilia including a stagecoach, wagons, bridles, saddles and so much
more. The collection also features antiques and historical artifacts donated by county residents.
724 Elaine Drive | Waterloo, IL 62298
Bellefontaine House (Waterloo)
Meriwether Lewis is reported to have stayed here. It was home to some of the earliest settlers in Illinois (1782).
North Main Street | Waterloo, IL
Peterstown House (Waterloo)
This is the only stagecoach stop still intact along the Kaskaskia- Cahokia Trail.
275 N Main Street | Waterloo, IL