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Illinois State Museum

The Illinois State Museum houses permanent and changing exhibits on Illinois's land, life, people and art, and a hands on children's discovery room. The museum store contains high quality crafts created by Illinois artisans.

Springfield, IL Museums

Museum of Funeral Customs

The Museum of Funeral Customs is one of only two in the United States that shows the history of the American Funeral Service and mourning practices from circa 1840

Springfield, IL Museums

Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

The final resting place of President Lincoln, his wife and three of their four children. Constructed 1869-1874

Springfield, IL Monuments


Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

This powerful granite monument and it's eternal flame pay tribute to the 2,981 Illinois residents who served in the Vietnam War and died or are still missing.

Springfield, IL Memorials

Shea's Gas Station Museum

A favorite photo stop for Route 66 travelers from around the world. Shea's Gas Station Museum is a charming and eclectic collection of over half a century of gas station memorabilia. Shea'

Springfield, IL Museums

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is a museum unlike any other-enabling visitors to experience the entire Lincoln story for themselves, under one roof-in a modern television control room on Election Night, 1860, the Blue Room of the White House; an Indiana log cabin; Ford'

Springfield, IL Museums


Dennis Hanks Gravesite

Discover the grave marker of Abraham Lincoln's "tutor," Dennis Friend Hanks (the grave is located on the southeast corner of Old City Cemetery)

Charleston, IL Cemeteries



Old State Capitol State Historic Site

The Old State Capitol is a reconstruction of Illinois' fifth statehouse, the first to be located in Springfield. The building served as the seat of state government and a center of Illinois political life from 1839-1876

Springfield, IL Historic Sites

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