The People’s Collection: Illinois State Museum in Springfield, IL
Tuesday, October 8 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
The 142-year-old Illinois State Museum collects objects that tell the story of Illinois. The Illinois Legacy Collection, consisting of 13.5 million items, is housed in the Illinois State Museum’s state-of-the-art Research & Collections Center and the State Museum. The museum, located in the State Capitol Complex, also features artifacts and exhibits that chronicle Illinois history. Together, a behind-the-scenes tour of the collection and exhibits provides a unique and entertaining educational opportunity.
Michael Wiant, Retired Director of Illinois State Museum and Dickson Mounds, will be joining us on the trip, sharing his expertise and leading the tour in Springfield. $60.00 for members, $75.00 for non-members
Price includes transportation, admission fees, lunch onsite in the Research & Collections Center and snacks.
Bus will depart from ISU’s Office of Parking and Transportation lot, 709 N. Main St., Normal. Wear comfortable shoes for walking.