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Kankakee County Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
The Museum Complex is divided into three main exhibit areas: the Museum, the Taylor 1904, one room schoolhouse, and the 1853, Dr. A.L. Small home (the boyhood home of Governor Len Small). The museum contains a main gallery, a permanent Native American exhibit, a 19th century exhibit, and a sculpture gallery that houses nearly 30 original works by George Gray Barnard who lived in Kankakee during his formative years.


Admission: Donations appreciated.
Hours: T-F: 10am-4pm. Sa, Su: 1pm-4pm. Closed major holidays.
Address: 801 S. Eighth Ave.
Phone: 815-932-5279
Our Website:www.visitkankakeecounty.com
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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