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Funk Gem & Mineral Museum


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Funk Gem & Mineral Museum Located at the Funk Prairie Home, this is the largest single person display of rare gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary art in the state; a true hidden treasure! Also includes a history of agriculture exhibit and several antique sleighs and carriages.


Admission: Free admission. Reservations are Required and can be made by calling ahead.
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9AM to 4 PM. Closed in January and February
Address: 10875 Prairie Home Lane
Phone: 309-827-6792
Our Email: funkprairiehome@frontier.com
Our Website:www.funkprairiehomemuseum.com

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Funk Gem & Mineral Museum

Located at the Funk Prairie Home, this is the largest single person display of rare gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary art in the state; a true hidden treasure!

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Funk Prarie Home

The Pre-civil war, Victorian home of Illinois Senator and director of the Chicago Stock Yards, Lafayette Funk, lets visitors explore the lifestyle of a pioneering prairie family in the 1800\'

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