Dickson Mounds Museum Recreation

Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Historic Site, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe inspiring journey through 12,000 years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley. Visitors to the museum, in west-central Illinois, encounter innovative interpretive exhibits; exciting hands-on activities; archaeological sites; and a variety of special events and Group Programs in a rural setting.

In addition, the museum has a variety of other visitor use Facilities including an auditorium and activity room for public programs and events or meetings, and museum shop. Around the museum grounds visitors may view the excavated remains of three early Indian buildings at the Eveland Village, explore our prairie, enjoy picnic hill and playground, or view two restored one-room schools, and an restored 1850 era plank road tollbooth.

Click here to view a copy of the Dickson Mounds Museum and grounds visitors guide.

Dickson Mounds Museum is the place to begin your visit to Emiquon!

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