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Springfield, Illinois

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Museum of Funeral Customs

The Museum of Funeral Customs is one of only two in the United States that shows the history of the American Funeral Service and mourning practices from circa 1840

Springfield, IL Museums



Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is a museum unlike any other-enabling visitors to experience the entire Lincoln story for themselves, under one roof-in a modern television control room on Election Night, 1860, the Blue Room of the White House; an Indiana log cabin; Ford'

Springfield, IL Museums

World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial

The focal point of the World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial is a globe of the world symbolizing the conflict that involved more than 200 nations. More than 70

Springfield, IL Memorials

Things to do near Springfield, IL

Vance Park

Opposite the art center and adjcent to City Hall, Vance Park is an extensively landscaped sunken garden featuring a serpentin...

Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden

The Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden boasts some of the most beautiful and diverse flora in east-central Illinois. It also feat...

National Road Covered Bridge

The Embarras River near Greenup was the site of a covered bridge built by Abe and Thomas Lincoln and Dennis Hanks. The origin...

Keeley Institute

The Institute for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation was built in 1876, then closed in approximately 1940. Some buildings are st...