The nearly 20,000 objects preserved at the McLean County Museum of History document the growth and development of McLean County from the prehistoric period through the present. They represent McLean County's ethnic and racial history, people's relationship to their physical environment, political and economic divisions, the history of institutions and organizations, civic culture, and iconography. These objects are the tools with which the museum tells the stories of the people of McLean County.
The collection is comprised of objects owned, used, and made by residents of McLean County, including:
Do you have an object that you would like to donate to the Museum?
Our object collection is currently not available online, but we hope to have it accessible in the future. If you are interested in donating to fund our digital initiative, please consider becoming a member of the McLean County Historical Society.