Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Register 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 a awe inspiring journey through 12,000 years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley. The Museum provides innovative interpretive exhibits; exciting hands-on activities; archaeological sites; and a variety of special events in a rural setting.


Museum Exhibits
Indoor/Outdoor Events and
Nature Programs
Indoor/Outdoor Stage
Wildlife Photography
Picnic Area
Playground Equipment
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