List of Museums in Illinois

Illinois Museums Map
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The Illinois Museums Map provides detailed information on the exact location of the several museums and cultural centers of the state.
Alton Museum of History and Art, University Museum, Stacy's Tavern Museum, Ellwood House Museum, Illinois State Museum and Rockford Art Museum are some of the prominent museums of the State of Illinois. The museums of Illinois throw light on the rich archeological history and cultural heritage of the state. The Stacy's Tavern Museum reflects the rich history of Glen Ellyn and its surrounding areas. The Rockford Art Museum displays the unique art and craft products of the state. Situated in the capital city of Springfield, the Illinois State Museum is a vast store house of antique pieces of art and craft. The Buchanan Center for the Arts of Monmouth is another notable museum of Illinois State that provides a deeper insight into the unique art work of the state.
The University Museum of Carbondale has a unique collection of antique pieces of art and craft work. Apart from displaying the rich cultural traditions, the University Museum also offers courses in the field of Museology, Architecture, Cinema and Photography and Art and Design. The Illinois State Map shows the numerous museums of the state.

List of Museums in Illinois

S.No.MuseumLocationPhone No.EstablishedCoordinatesTypeWebsite
1Adler PlanetariumMuseum Campus, 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605(312) 922-7827193041°51′59″N 87°36′24″WNAhttp://www.adlerplanetarium.org
2Museum of Science and Industry5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637(773) 684-1414193341°47′26″N 87°34′58″WScience and technology museumwww.msichicago.org
3Field Museum of Natural History1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605(312) 922-9410189341.866110°N 87.616940°WNA www.fieldmuseum.org
4DuSable Museum of African American History740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637(773) 947-0600February 16, 196141.792111°N 87.607306°WNA www.dusablemuseum.org
5Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611(312) 280-2660196741.8972°N 87.6212°WArt Museummcachicago.org
6Illinois State Museum502 S Spring St, Springfield, IL 62706(217) 782-7386187739.7967°N 89.6554°WArt museum, history museum, natural history/anthropology museum http://www.museum.state.il.us/
7Art Institute of Chicago111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603(312) 443-3600187941°52′46″N 87°37′26″WArt Museumwww.artic.edu
8Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum2430 N Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL 60614(773) 755-5100185741.9267°N 87.6352°WNature museumwww.naturemuseum.org
9University of Chicago Oriental Institute1155 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637(773) 702-9520193041.789291°N 87.597482°WArchaeologyhttps://oi.uchicago.edu/
10National Museum of Mexican Art1852 W 19th St, Chicago, IL 60608(312) 738-1503198241.856162°N 87.672948°WArt Museum nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org
11Loyola University Museum of Art820 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611(312) 915-7600200541.8974°N 87.6251°WArt Museumhttp://www.luc.edu/luma/
12Chicago Children's Museum700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611(312) 527-1000198241°53′29″N 87°36′33″WChildren Museumhttp://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/
13Smart Museum of Art5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60637(773) 702-0200197441.7935°N 87.6002°WArt Museumsmartmuseum.uchicago.edu
14Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art40 Arts Cir Dr, Evanston, IL 60208(847) 491-4000198042.0524°N 87.6727°WArt Museumhttp://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu/
15Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture6500 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60629(773) 582-6500NA41°46′32″N 87°43′22″WNAhttp://www.balzekasmuseum.org
16National Veterans Art Museum4041 N Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60641(312) 326-0270198041.954324°N 87.748769°WArt Museumhttp://www.nvam.org/
17Museum of Contemporary Photography600 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605(312) 663-5554198441.869538°N 87.625597°WPhotographyhttp://www.mocp.org
18Mitchell Museum of the American Indian3001 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201(847) 475-1030 197742.0647°N 87.7181°WNative Americanhttp://www.mitchellmuseum.org/
19Swedish American Museum 5211 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640(773) 728-8111 197641.97666°N 87.66814°WHeritage Museum www.samac.org
20Bronzeville Children's Museum 9301 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60617 (773) 721-9301 1998 (current location since 2008)41.725419°N 87.584904°WChildren's museum www.bronzevillechildrensmuseum.com
21Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622(773) 227-5522 197141.8960°N 87.6851°WArt Museumhttp://uima-chicago.org/
22Illinois Railway Museum7000 Olson Rd, Union, IL 60180(815) 923-4000 196442.22763°N 88.52751°Wrailroad museum http://www.irm.org/
23Driehaus Museum 40 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 482-8933 200341°53′40″N87°37′36″W Decorative Arts Museum www.driehausmuseum.org
24Batavia Depot Museum 155 Houston St, Batavia, IL 60510 (630) 406-5274 185441°51′5.22″N88°18′37.43″W NANA
25National Hellenic Museum 333 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 655-1234 198341.87687°N 87.64692°W NAhttps://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/
26International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 642-6502 195441.9103°N 87.6266°W Medical museum http://www.imss.org
27Polish Museum of America 984 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642 (773) 384-3352 193541.8996°N 87.6612°WNAhttp://www.polishmuseumofamerica.org/
28Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 245-8200 198741.883352°N 87.625126°W NA http://www.museum.tv/
29Aurora Regional Fire MuseumN Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505 (630) 256-4140 196841.7582°N 88.3115°W Firefighting www.auroraregionalfiremuseum.org
30Pritzker Military Museum & Library 104 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 374-9333 200341°52′50″N 87°37′30″Wspecial library http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/
31Ukrainian National Museum 2249 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60612 (312) 421-8020 195241.8949°N 87.6838°W Ethnicukrainiannationalmuseum.org
32William Tanner House Museum 305 Cedar St, Aurora, IL 60506 (630) 897-9029 185741°45′49″N88°19′6″W NANA
33Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026 (847) 832-6600 198542.0936°N 87.8260°W Children's museumhttp://www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org/
34Krannert Art Museum 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820 (217) 333-1861 NA40.101973°N 88.231373°W Art Museumwww.kam.illinois.edu
35Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center 9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077 (847) 967-4800 3992242.056893°N 87.762802°W Holocaust memorialswww.ilholocaustmuseum.org
36Spurlock Museum 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801 (217) 333-2360 3752540.1073°N 88.2214°W University museumWww.spurlock.illinois.edu
37Monticello Railway Museum 992 Iron Horse Pl, Monticello, IL 61856 (217) 762-9011 NA40.05480°N 88.55911°WRailway museumNA
38Peoria Riverfront Museum 200-248 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602 (309) 686-7000 201240.6894°N 89.5899°W Art, history, natural historyhttp://www.peoriariverfrontmuseum.org/
39Garfield Farm and Inn Museum Garfield Rd, La Fox, IL 60147 (630) 584-8485 NA41°54′36″N88°24′1″W NANA
40Discovery Center Museum711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA +1 815-963-6769  42°16'37.0"N 89°05'20.5"WNAhttp://www.discoverycentermuseum.org
41Fox River Trolley Museum 365 S La Fox St, South Elgin, IL 60177, USA +1 847-697-4676  41°59′28″N88°17′47″W railroad museum www.foxtrolley.org

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Last Updated on: September 11th, 2017