Make sure to come visit the Museum where both buildings are decorated for the holiday season!!!!

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Vermilion County Museum
116 N. Gilbert Street
Danville, IL  61832
fax 217-442-2001

A Lincoln Site on the
National Register of Historic Places
and a site in the
 Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area

 Lincoln spoke from a balcony of the Fithian Home on September 21, 1858 

Calendar of Events

Mann's Chapel 

Current Newsletter

Danville Book


Museum Gift Shop

Volunteer Information

Midwest Heritage Quilt Show



Winter Hours
November 1 to February 28
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  

Closed Sundays & Mondays

Museum Center Cost:
Adults $3.00: teens 13-17 $1.00
Children 12 and under - free

Museum and Fithian Home Cost:
Adults $5.00: teens 13-17 $1.00
Children 12 and under - free

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The Vermilion County Museum Society has joined Amazon Smile! By clicking the above link, the Society will receive a portion of your sale through Amazon which will help fund our special projects.

To find accommodations near
Vermilion County Museum
click on the above link


Thank you to all who attended our
35th Annual
Midwest Heritage Quilt Show!

Click on image to see photos
and other information from
years quilt show


Quilt Block Contest
Illinois History Through
A Quilter's Eye

Lincoln's Platform

In honor of the Illinois
Bicentennial Year

click quilt block for more details


New special exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the United States' participation in World War One is now open. This exhibit features local soldiers' artifacts, letters, and memorabilia.

Exhibit runs through April 2018.


The Lamon House, 
in historic Lincoln Park, 
is open for the season beginning the first Sunday in May until the last Sunday in October. 
Its regular Sunday hours - 1:30 to 4:30 PM.



Click here for Mann's Chapel Rental Information


Tour Operators and Large Groups,
Click here for additional information.

Looking for information on other Lincoln sites in Illinois.
Click on the logo above.

 The Museum is a member of
       Time Travelers 

       To view a listing of reciprocal        historic sites, visit the web site at the
  Missouri History Museum.


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