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Illinois State Museum, Springfield

(4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • This museum often gets overlooked because of the Presidential Museum. It is a great place for young kids and has lots to offer in activities. It has struggled over the last year or so because of the s...  more »
  • When our 6 year old granddaughter visits, we always hit the Illinois State Museum. We all enjoy the main floor historical, geological and archaeological exhibits. Also, we always go to the basement di...  more »
  • The Illinois State Museum has so much to see - plan on spending at least a few hours here. My favorite permanent exhibits are the four full-size dioramas detailing lives of pre-historic Archaic, Woodl...  more »
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  • This is a great museum for adults and kids. There are lots of activities for children and the educational value is very high. I would definitely recommend.
  • Nice museum. Very kid friendly but also has some things adults would be interested in like an art museum section and some old guy's collection of fine paper weights
  • This was a lot of fun & staff was super friendly. Kids had a blast. And it's free!
  • This is a really nicely laid out museum. The staff are all friendly and chatty, and the exhibitions are laid out in a really accessible and interesting way. We really enjoyed our afternoon here.
  • Waste of time,pretty small not much to see and the old man at the entrance greeting the visitors may be a racist because my family and i are hispanic so he didn't.bother to greet us in the entrance or offer us some cards they give out to swipe in each station for more info on each exhibit,but he would greet,every white people that will come in so i had to ask him for the cards smh!