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SIUC's University Museum

The Museum has a collection of over 52,000 objects in the arts, sciences and humanities. It has six galleries, an archive, Museum Gift Shop, 100

Carbondale, IL Museums


West Walnut Street Historic District

Registered as a National Historic District in May 1975, 54 historic residences are located here. Some homes date to early 1850's, most are early 20

Carbondale, IL Historic Districts

Marberry Arboretum

24 acres with more than 6,000

Carbondale, IL Aboretums

Pro Signature Family Recreational Range

Pro Signature Family Recreational Range includes miniature golf course, driving range and batting cages for softball and baseball, lighted driving range.

Murphysboro, IL Fun Centers

Woodlawn Cemetery

The origin of Memorial Day can be traced to this cemetery, where in 1866 General John A. Logan organized the first post-Civil War service. 60+ graves of Civil War soldiers are here. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Carbondale, IL Cemeteries

Jackson County Historical Center

The Jackson County Historical Center contains hundreds of files available for genealogy research. The museum also has an exhibit of women's vintage clothing ranging from 1865-1970'

Murphysboro, IL Genealogy

Riverside Park Band Shell

Riverside Park Band Shell, built in 1938 by WPA, is one of the largest of its kind in the nation. The scenic location will accommodate 10-15,000

Murphysboro, IL Landmarks

Historic Town Square & Downtown Carbondale

25 historic buildings edge Carbondale's nostalgic Town Square. When Daniel Harmon Brush, Carbondale's founding father, filed the original 56-acre plat of Carbondale in 1852, almost 10

Carbondale, IL Historic Districts

The Science Center

Hands on children's science museum filled with fun, interactive and educational activities!

Carbondale, IL Science Centers

The African American Museum of Southern Illinois

Located in the University Mall this is the only museum of its kind in Southern Illinois. Permanent exhibits include collections of African art and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included the Underground Railroad message quilts &

Carbondale, IL Ethnic Heritage


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