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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\'

Shirley, IL Museums

David Davis Mansion

This 19th Century mansion was the home of United States Supreme Court Justice, David Davis, mentor to Abraham Lincoln. The mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1872. Several annual Festivals include the Glorious Garden Walk and Mr. Lincoln's Birthday.

Bloomington, IL Historic Homes

Prarie Aviation Museum

Highlights the History of Aviation from the Wright Brothers to Illinois Astronauts. View or take a ride in the restored legendary DC-3 that has assumed a place of honor as one of only seven aircraft listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Bloomington, IL Aviation

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!

Shirley, IL Museums

Illinois State University Farms

For groups only. Farm includes a dairy operation, animals fed and monitored by computer, " Crops of the World"

Normal, IL Agriculture

Matthew T. Scott Home

Visit the Traditional Victorian home of Matthew T. Scott, a well-known agriculturalist, and his wife Julia Green, one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Matthew T. Scott made his fortune on the Grand Prairie of Central Illinois in the 19

Chenoa, IL Historic Homes

Mclean County Museum of History

Listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, the nationally accredited museum is housed in a magnificent old courthouse located in downtown Bloomington.

Bloomington, IL Museums

Illinois State University Planetarium

The night sky is recreated in this 100-seat celestial theater in-the-round by ISU'

Normal, IL Planetariums

Children's Discovery Museum

Come experience three floors of unique, hands-on, larger than life exhibits!

Normal, IL Discovery Centers



McLean County Arts Center

Rotating exhibits from national and local artisits. Several Performance Exhibits Annually. Classes &

Bloomington, IL Art Centers

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