This category lists sites which present the history of an era or region through collections in museums composed of historic artifacts located in Illinois.

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Explore over 50,000 square feet devoted to state-of-the-art full-immersion exhibits, special effects theaters and displays of original artifacts. Located in Springfield, Illinois, United States.
Aurora Historical Society
Dedicated to the collection and preservation of the area's history. Offers separate tours of William Tanner House and the Arts and History Center. Includes hours, admission, calendar, photos, membership details, gift shop and links.
The Boone County Historical Museum
Features artifacts and archival materials of the local area. Includes services, membership details, volunteer opportunities, hours, location and admission fees. Located in Belvidere.
Chicago Historical Society
Features estimated 20 million items, including photographs, drawings, diaries, letters, costumes, textiles, sound recordings, films, books, newspapers, furniture and manufactured objects, architectural fragments and renderings, and many other artifacts. Includes hours and admissions, events, and directions.
Chinese-American Museum of Chicago
Focuses on the early and recent history of Chinese-Americans in the Midwest through exhibitions..
LaSalle County Historical Society and Museum
Complex that includes a barn, blacksmith shop, and the Aitken school house. Located in Utica.
Mendota Museum and Historical Society
Preservation of local history including a display of Wild Bill Hickok memorabilia at the Hume-Carnegie Museum. The Union Depot Railroad Museum has displays of the CB and Q, Milwaukee and Illinois Central items.
Western Illinois Museum
Provides exhibits that reflect the history of West Central Illinois. Includes pictures of some of the exhibits and visitor information.
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