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Menard County Historical Museum


category : Museums
Housed in an 1890 Victorian building, the Menard County Museum contains documents, records, clothing and artifacts relating to Menard County.


Admission: Free
Hours: M, W, F: 8:30am-1:30pm. Closed Major Holidays.
Address: 125 S. 7th St.
Phone: 217-632-7363

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