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Illinois State Military Museum, Springfield

(4.6/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • A little out of way, but worth seeing. Free entrance. A lot of military hardware and informative displays. We spent about an hour. Interesting place if you like history. 
  • I've lived here for almost 40 years and this was my first trip to the IL State Military Museum. I am sorry I didn't go sooner and take my kids when they were little. Very nice displays of "soldier stu...  more »
  • The museum covers the history of the Illinois National Guard from the French and Indian War to the modern war on terror. Lots of hands-on exhibits that will add tremendous VERY moving. Strongly recomm...  more »
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  • Small but very well organized, don't miss Santa Ana's false leg. Mannequins were not creepy which is often hard
  • Small but comfortable child friendly museum.
  • This is a small museum but full of great things.
  • Real nice collection. Staff was really nice and had lots of friendly information. My son got a dog tag made on an original 50's machine. Displays from many wars.
  • Lots to see and do. My boys love it, lots of hands on stuff, and its not so big you have to worry about someone getting lost. We love it.