200 North Main Street | Bloomington, Illinois | 309-827-0428

QR Code Smart Phone Tour of Downtown Bloomington

Jan 1, 2012
to Jul 31, 2016

Learn about the history of the buildings of downtown Bloomington

Tour At Your Own Pace, In Any Order

Learn about downtown Bloomington’s rich history through its buildings.

Look for the QR codes that have been placed in the windows of historically significant buildings around downtown. There are 23 buildings on this tour, which can be visited in any order.  Alternatively, visit the sites from your computer by visiting the website!

What Is A QR Code and How Do I Use Them?

Quick Response  (QR) codes are a type of barcode (pictured above) that can be scanned by smart phones. These codes link to webpage about each building.

Download a QR code reader by going to your app store and searching for “QR code reader.” There are several free options.

Please download our informational brochure (printable, includes a map) or explore the map below.