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Carbondale, Illinois

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SIUC's University Museum

The Museum has a collection of over 52,000 objects in the arts, sciences and humanities. It has six galleries, an archive, Museum Gift Shop, 100

Carbondale, IL Museums

Historic Town Square & Downtown Carbondale

25 historic buildings edge Carbondale's nostalgic Town Square. When Daniel Harmon Brush, Carbondale's founding father, filed the original 56-acre plat of Carbondale in 1852, almost 10

Carbondale, IL Historic Districts



The African American Museum of Southern Illinois

Located in the University Mall this is the only museum of its kind in Southern Illinois. Permanent exhibits include collections of African art and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included the Underground Railroad message quilts &

Carbondale, IL Ethnic Heritage

Things to do near Carbondale, IL

Depot Veteran's Museum

A restored railroad depot houses memorabilia from all wars. Outside is a Southern Illinois Miners Memorial dedicated to coal ...

William Jennings Bryan Museum

150-year old home, 3 rooms, original furniture, pictures, and personal items....

Woodlawn Cemetery

The origin of Memorial Day can be traced to this cemetery, where in 1866 General John A. Logan organized the first post-Civil...

Burkett House

Burkett House features rotating exhibits that depict rural life in and around Wabash County....

Von Jakob Vineyard

VonJakob Vineyards, "Little Germany," is located on a Shawnee Forest hill in the Shawnee National Forest. Sample award-winnin...