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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!

Shirley, IL Museums

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 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

Comlara Park Visitor's Center

An enviromental education facility which houses permanent audio/

Hudson, IL Visitors Centers


Funks Grove Pure Maple Syrup

Guided tours offered during February and March show syrup making by the "Boiling Down" process. Gift store stocked with syrup as well as Route 66

Bloomington, IL Tours

Patton Cabin

Patton Cabin was built in June, 1829 by John Patton who was one of the area'

Lexington, IL Pioneer History


Miller Park Pavilion

This unique landmark was restored in 1977. The Korean/ Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated in May of 1988

Bloomington, IL Memorials

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

Illinois State University Planetarium

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

Normal, IL Planetariums

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