Dickson Mounds Museum Website


The Museum is open year-round, daily from 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m. (Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). There is no admission charge. The Museum is located just off of Illinois Route 97/78 between Lewistown and Havana. Call 309-547-3721 for more information

Illinois State Museum Website


Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a national Historic Site, is one of the Major on-site archaeological museums in the country. Explore the world of the American Indian in an awe-inspiring experience.

Dickson Mounds offers a unique opportunity to explore American Indian history in an awe-inspiring journey through 12,000 years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley. Visitors to the museum will encounter innovative interpretive exhibits; exciting hands-on activities; archaeological sites; and a variety of special events in a rural setting.