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 Exhibits:
  • African American Gallery - Escaping Slavery Exhibit Aug. 16 - Nov.8
    • Sun.,August 16 @ 3 p.m. My Bondage and My Freedom - one act play written by Dorothy Paige-Turner
  • Irish Gallery - Mulligan Guards (1862 - Civil War)
               Sun., July 5 from 2-4 p.m. Man of the Year Jim Hughes
  • Italian Gallery - Immigration History of Two Rockford Families             
               Sun., June 14 from 2-4 p.m. Man of the Year Al Grace
  • Hispanic Gallery - Visit Guatemala in the Hispanic Gallery
               Sun., June 28 from 2-4 p.m. Man of the Year Cesar Ordonez
  • Lituanian Gallery - Lithuanian Dolls     
  • Polish Gallery - Polish Glassware and Crystal Exhibit                                                    

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