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Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet

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  • This quaint museum is located in an old church in downtown Joliet. It follows the history of Joliet as well as Route 66. A lot of the exhibits, including the ones about the canal from Lake Michigan we...  more »
  • Never knew some of the local history even living in the area didn't know the significance Joliet played! Check it out!  more »
  • This museum tells the route 66 story in one section, and then tells the detailed central Illinois industrial development story in the other 3/4 of the museum. A truly wonderful review of the history o...  more »
  • The renovations for the banquet hall look amazing. Great place for a wedding or a work event. The museum itself has some pretty neat things, especially for just being in Joliet.
  • What a surprise! I didn't think much of it when walking inside, but there is a lot more inside than I expected. If you're looking for something to do in downtown Joliet, it's worth a visit.
  • Down in the beautiful city of Joliet Illinois for Star Wars Day the people here have been extremely friendly and are more than Pleasant and easy to work with
  • So much information. I had no idea so many industries had their start around Joilet. Many artifacts, and well laid out
  • I have been to a lot of small town museums. The Joliet one is my favorite by far. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the displays are really well put together and very informative on the history of Joliet. They are also part of the World Largest , Joliet Public Library Star Wars Day event first Saturday of June. If your like that movie or your kids do. This is an event there not to be missed. If you are in the area traveling or live close by. I would say its worth your time to stop in and take a peek.