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Freeport, Illinois

  • Freeport Arts Center

    Explore six permanent galleries: European (19th Century paintings, sculpture, and one of the world's finest collection of Pietre Dure or Florentine Mosaics), antiquities (Egyptian, Greek and Roman), a...
    Freeport Arts Center

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Stephenson County Historical Society Museum

This lovely museum is housed in an Italianate home built by Oscar and Malvina Taylor in 1857. The Taylor home was the social center of Freeport in its time and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Freeport, IL Museums

Lindo Theater

This historic movie theater built in 1922 features first-run movies daily on six screens. The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed it.

Freeport, IL Historic Theatres

Jets Observatory

View the night sky through the 12

Freeport, IL Observatories

Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad Antique Steam Train

All aboard the antique steam train, as a 36-ton 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three cabooses, including an antique red caboose reported to be the oldest in the state, and a passenger flatcar for a 4

Freeport, IL Excursions


Things to do near Freeport, IL

Silvercreek Museum

Operated by the Stephenson County antique engine club, which also operates the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad. Offers 2...

NickelWorld, Inc.

Family amusement center with more than 78 free and five-cent games; 40 redemption games dispense tickets to redeem for prizes...

Ottawa Scouting Museum

The Ottawa Scouting Museum is a museum to promote and preserve the colorful and proud traditions of Boy and Girl Scouting and...

Byron Heritage Farm Museum

Heritage farm museum shows farm life from 1847 to 1950's in the Byron area. There are two structures from the original 1847 f...

Loveland Museum

Time-line traces history of area from fossil record through pioneer times to present at Loveland Museum....