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Hume-Carnegie Museum The Mendota Museum & Historical Society's Mission is to promote the preservation of the history of Mendota, its railroads and recognizing agricultural heritage through three museums, the Breaking the Prairie Museum, the Hume-Carnegie Museum, and the Union Depot Railroad Museum.

The Hume-Carnegie Museum is located in a restored 1904 Andrew Carnegie library building

* Extensive photographic collection depicting over 100 years of Mendota area history
* Wild Bill Hickok Collection
* Three Western Cottage organs and a Carpenter organ manufactured in Mendota in late 1800s
* Over 5000 photographs and items of memorabilia from the past 150 years
* Medical exhibit of items from early 1920s Drs. Cook offices
* Gift shop items
* Hume-Carnegie mission statement


Admission: Free
Hours: M, W, F: 8am-11am
Address: 901 Washington St.
Phone: 815-539-3373
Our Email: mendotamuseums@tsf.net
Our Website:www.mendotamuseums.org

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Union Depot Railroad Museum

The Mendota Museum & Historical Society's Mission is to promote the preservation of the history of Mendota, its railroads and recognizing agricultural heritage through three museums, the Breaking the Prairie Museum, the Hume-Carnegie Museum, and the Union Depot Railroad Museum.

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Breaking the Prairie Museum

The Mendota Museum & Historical Society's Mission is to promote the preservation of the history of Mendota, its railroads and recognizing agricultural heritage through three museums, the Breaking the Prairie Museum, hte Hume-Carnegie Museum, and the Union Depot Railroad Museum.

Mendota, IL Museums

Hume-Carnegie Museum

The Mendota Museum & Historical Society's Mission is to promote the preservation of the history of Mendota, its railroads and recognizing agricultural heritage through three museums, the Breaking the Prairie Museum, the Hume-Carnegie Museum, and the Union Depot Railroad Museum.

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