The museum is currently closed for annual maintenance and the completion of special projects.
We will see you when we reopen for Spring Hours on March 1st!
Join our team as the Director of the Museum & Education Department!
Join in on the fun!
Attend one of our engaging school or public programs!
Help preserve local history!
Learn about all the ways you can give back to the museum.
Check out our newest special exhibit, "A History of Healing" focusing on infectious diseases and community responses to defeat them!
Explore YOUR History!
Step back in time and view our award-winning exhibits!
Immerse yourself in Champaign County’s past. Take part on our innovative programs. Research in our collections. Engage in our stories, YOUR stories. We present award-winning exhibits, collect Champaign County’s past and make it come alive! We create connections for you and with you. Visit soon!
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Explore 19th century history through the...
Celebrate Lincoln's legacy with us!
We preserve and interpret the natural and cultural history of Champaign County and East Central Illinois.
All of our programming is aligned to learning standards, and most of our programs can be adjusted based on the audience.
We seek to inspire our audiences with a sense of connection to, and stewardship of, their natural and cultural world.