Honoring Our History

TOUR INFORMATION: Ethnic Heritage Museum is open every Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Tours may be scheduled through the week by calling the museum at (815) 962-7402.  School and Scouting groups welcome with pre-arranged scheduling by phone.

See Upcoming Events:

Gallery Holiday Exhibits through December 30, 2015:
  • African American Gallery - Christmas Santas                                                                                                         
  • Irish Gallery - Irish Holiday Traditions
  • Italian Gallery - Ceppo and Old Befana               
  • Hispanic Gallery - Mexican Straw Ornament Tree
  • Lituanian Gallery - Handmade Straw Ornament Tree     
  • Polish Gallery - Christmas Eve table and Christmas Stable 

  • Holiday Traditions Exhibits begin Sunday Nov. 22 .The Museum is closed Christmas Eve and Day as well as New Years Eve and Day. Tours other than Sundays are  scheduled by calling the museum @ 815 962-7402.
     The museum will be closed during January 2016 for cleaning and maintenance.

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