Monday, July 23, 2012

Illinois Family History Expo – Visit a Museum While In Springfield


Last week, we posted about research facilities and Lincoln sites you could explore while you’re in Springfield for the Illinois Family History Expo on August 3 and 4.  Genealogists always love a good museum, so we’ve selected some Springfield museums that might pique your interest.

Unique Museums
  • Shea's Gas Station Museum
    2075 Peoria Rd., 217-522-0475
  • Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum
    4000 N. Peoria Rd., 217-525-1922, isphf.org
  • AeroKnow Museum
    900 Capital Airport Dr., 217-544-6122, aeroknow.com
Military Museums
  • Korean War Museum9 Old Capitol Plaza, 217-523-7230
  • Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum
    629 S. 7th St., 217-522-4373

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