7 Little-Known Museums In Illinois Where Admission Is Free

It’s no secret that Illinois has its share of world-class museums such as The Field Museum and The Art Institute of Chicago, but there are many smaller, lesser-known institutions around the state that should not be overlooked. Here are just a few of those museums to add to your list – and admission is free!

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Address: 321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764, USA
Address: 205 W 5th St, Dixon, IL 61021, USA
Address: 1301 N MacArthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62702, USA
Address: 700 22nd St, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
Address: 1100 Canal St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
Address: 910 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
Address: 107 S Hamilton St, McLean, IL 61754, USA