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. Museum has reopened following a short closure due to IDOT road work. Visit the new African American Gallery exhibit HBCUs-history of black colleges and universities. See the AA Gallery page to find out more about this Sun. Sept. 18th special program beginning at 3:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Morgan and Main Street parking lot. Enter the lot off Loomis St.on the alley along the side of the museum.

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Gallery Exhibits 2016:
  • African American Gallery - History of HBCUs -Historically Black Colleges and Universities 
  •  Irish Gallery - Early Irish Church Saints
  • Italian Gallery - History of Castronovo Bridal Shop            
  • Hispanic Gallery - Hispanic Culture Doll Display
  • Lithuanian Gallery - Lithuanian Sashes     
  • Polish Gallery - History of  Polish Saints

 
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