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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

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



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

The Castle Theater

The fully restored 1916 movie theater in historic downtown Bloomington is now open 7 nights a week as a unique film experience. Enjoy appetizers, enchiladas, wine & beer on fluffy couches and recliners as you watch the movie!

Bloomington, IL Historic Theatres

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

Grady's Family Fun Center

As Bloomington-Normal's only amusement park, Grady's features an 18

Bloomington, IL Fun Centers

Children's Discovery Museum

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

Normal, IL Discovery Centers

Bloomington OTB

Horse racing from various tracks across the Midwest, including Sportsman'

Bloomington, IL Gaming

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