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. Parking is available at the Morgan and Main Street parking lot and on street at the  Loomis St. entrance. Museum is handicap accessible.


See Upcoming Events: MUSEUM CLOSED DURING JANUARY 2017 TO REOPEN SUN. FEB 5 WITH NEW EXHIBITS.
THE HISTORIC GRAHAM-GINESTRA HOUSE WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED SO PLEASE CALL US AT 815 962-7402 AND LET US KNOW HOW YOU CAN HELP!


Gallery Exhibits:  Visit Sundays 2-4p.m. See New 2017 Exhibits!
Private prearranged tours can be arranged other days by calling 815 962-7402
  • African American Gallery -Opens Sun. Feb.12th from 2-4 p.m. "Saluting Black Military Units" -Black History Month Exhibit
  • Irish Gallery - "Gaelic Seasonal Festivals"
  • Italian Gallery - Feb. "Saint Valentine", Mar. "Saint Joseph/Altar" and Apr."Palm Weaving Workshop"           
  • Hispanic Gallery - "Frida Kahlo" - Mexican Artist
  • Lithuanian Gallery - "The History of Wayside Shrines"  
  • Polish Gallery - "Polish Folk Art" to include wooden art pieces

 
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