Museum of the Grand Prairie, Mahomet

4.8
#68 of 103 in Museums in Illinois
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  • July 14, 2017
    This nice little museum has exhibits relating to Abraham Lincoln as well as to life is a prairie town during the 1800s. Surprisingly there is no fee.  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    We stopped by on a road trip to get out of the car and stretch and it was pretty hot out. We toured the indoor museum about prairie life and Illinois and it was great. My kids are teens and we had fun...  more »
  • May 21, 2017
    For the last 10 years, we've passed this museum on our 6 hour trip to my husband's parents. We finally left early enough to stop on the way back home. Glad we did. Shelley was working today and she wa...  more »
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  • June 4, 2017
    Loved it!! The botanical garden is beautiful and the staff of very friendly.
  • August 4, 2016
    This is a great gem! I didn't expect much as this is a small town and the building looked small from the outside. But, I was oh so wrong! There is PLENTY to do, even without the special events, programs, etc. ALL the staff is friendly and seem to really enjoy children! The camps are fun! The interactive exhibits are great. My 1 and 5 year old enjoy it all. They have one section that changes every time I've gone, so it's nice that there is always something new. The garden and botanical gardens are fun to explore, pretty and well maintained.
  • July 8, 2017
    Great place to spend the day with your family and wander
  • December 16, 2016
    This is a great place to better understand the history of life on the prairie. It's especially nice in the summer because of the arboretum and the nature walk both of which are expansive!
  • October 31, 2016
    This is a great small town cultural location. The exhibits have been well maintained with many recent updates. Donations accepted but no admission. It's a great place for families.

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