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Kankakee, Illinois

  • Watchekee's Revenge

    Indian exhibit of local Kankakee County tribal artifacts, historic lore, narrative, Native American Library and Old Northwest Woodland Indian Art and memorabilia....
    Watchekee's Revenge

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Kankakee Model Railroad Club and Museum

Displays of running model trains and memorabilia. See large running model train displays and railroad memorabilia within Kankakee's restored train depot. Features a scale model of Kankakee and its trains as they looked in the 1950's. A life-size, 1947

Kankakee, IL Railroad History

Momence Historical House

Recreates the period of history from 1870 to 1900 with period furhishings.

Kankakee, IL Historic Homes


Momence Railroad Depot

This privately owned, 1890's depot was restored in 2001 and contains photos and artifacts relating to Momence's railroading history. (circa 1890)

Kankakee, IL Railroad History

Little Red Schoolhouse

Originally called the Mount Airy School, the building was moved to its present location in 1983. This 1850's school house has been restored and contains period memorabilia and artifacts. (Circa 1853)

Kankakee, IL Historic Schoolhouses

Things to do near Kankakee, IL

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

The Chicago Athenaeum, an international museum, has opened a new satellite facility in Galena that features contemporary art,...

Engle Lane Theatre

An astonishingly well-equipped theater in its 42nd season. Plays and musicals running May-August....

Memorial Hall

Tribute to Rockford citizens who have served in the Armed Forces with wall plaques listing names of fallen veterans, and case...

McHenry County Historical Society Museum

Preserved buildings include an 1847 log cabin, an 1885 town hall, an 1895 one-room school house, and a 20th Century modern to...

Opera House of Sandwich

The Opera House functions as a community oriented facility, bringing theatre, lectures, recitals, style shows, weddings and a...