This Popeye-Themed Museum In Illinois That Celebrates 100 Years Of Everyone's Favorite Cartoon Sailor Man
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published March 06, 2019
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
Few Illinoisans know that the Land of Lincoln is also the land of a classic cartoon character, and there’s a town down south that’s all about it. Celebrate everyone’s favorite spinach-loving sailor at this incredible Popeye-themed museum.
There’s more than just a museum to explore when you drop by this Mississippi River town. Check it out:
Spinach Can Collectibles is open Monday through Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. as well as Saturday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and it is located at 1001 State St, Chester, IL 62233. Get more information on its website here.