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All Museums & History

  • Chillicothe Historical Society Museum

    Founded to preserve and perpetuate the history of Chillicothe and surrounding areas through written and oral history and related artifacts, the museum showcases period displays and features the William Johnston McCulley Exhibit. McCulley is best known for being the creator of Zorro and several other super heroes. A portrait of Read more [...]

  • Dickson Mounds Museum

    One of the major on-site archeological museums in the country, Dickson Mounds Museum also interprets the ecology of the Illinois River’s Emiquon region. The site itself lies where two major ecosystems meet: The Upper Mississippi River-Illinois River Bottomlands, and the Western Forest-Prairie complex. Turning onto the museum’s entry road, it’s Read more [...]

  • Glen Oak Park & Peoria Zoo

    Designed by the legendary gardener Oscar F. Dubuis and dedicated in 1896, Glen Oak Park is the focal point of northeastern Peoria and home to the Peoria Park District headquarters. Today, the park hosts daily visitors to its Peoria Zoo, Luthy Botanical Garden and various special events. Visitors can take Read more [...]

  • Hegeler Carus Mansion

    The Hegeler Carus Mansion is an architectural masterpiece and a key to the rich history of the Illinois Valley, the Midwest and the nation. Located near Starved Rock State Park, the mansion has remained virtually unaltered since its completion more than a century ago. The grounds were developed shortly after Read more [...]

  • LaSalle County Historical Society Museum

    The Utica Museum Complex houses the LaSalle County Historical Society, a group that acquired the stone warehouse (ca. 1848), one of 3 remaining original buildings on the I&M, which houses the society’s headquarters as well as a bookstore/gift shop and a number of exceptional exhibits. Also part of the complex Read more [...]

  • Lock 16 Visitor Center and Gift Shop

    Board the LaSalle Canal Boat, and enjoy the scenery, history and relaxation of a mule pulled ride on the waterway that changed the face of the nation – the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal. Your one-hour, round trip journey on a full-size replica canal boat will take you on the Read more [...]

  • Peoria Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

    In the early twentieth century, High Street and Moss Avenue attracted many wealthy Peorians. They used their imaginations and money to build their dream houses on the bluff. This opulence can still be found in the ornamental iron works,turrets, and fish scale shingles that adorn many of our neighborhood’s houses. Read more [...]

  • Peoria Historical Society

    The Peoria Historical Society operates two historic house museums; the John C. Flanagan House on Glen Oak Ave and the Pettengill-Morron House on Moss Avenue. The House Museums are available for tours on an appointment basis. The Society’s mission to preserve and celebrate Peoria’s history is evidenced by their 30,000+ Read more [...]

  • Peoria Riverfront Museum

    Visit the new Peoria Riverfront Museum’s world-class facility on Peoria’s beautiful downtown riverfront. High-quality informative and interactive exhibits, all within view of the majestic Illinois River. Hear fascinating true tales or make your own history in The Street, an ever changing Peoria regional history gallery. Explore the Illinois River, from Read more [...]

  • Rockwell Mound

    A visit to Rockwell Mound is a visit back 2,000 years to the prehistory of the Illinois River Valley, one of the richest archaeological regions in the country. As it stands today, Rockwell Mound is the second largest Indian mound in the Midwest, covering nearly two acres and standing fourteen Read more [...]

  • Wheels O’ Time Museum

    We are here to entertain and educate. Our mission is to provide a facility where folks of all ages can see and hear and sometimes touch items representing transportation, industry, farm and home life, as well as entertainment from the past. Wheels O’ Time Museum celebrates 31 years in 2014. Read more [...]