200 North Main Street | Bloomington, Illinois | 309-827-0428
McLean County Museum of History in downtown Bloomington


On Tuesdays, admission is FREE for all museum guests.

  • Adults
  • $5.00
  • Children are FREE.
  • Seniors
  • $4.00
  • 65+ years of age.
  • Students
  • FREE


  • Monday - Saturday
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday
  • 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The Museum has a limited number of wheelchairs and walkers for visitors to borrow. They are available at a first-come, first-served basis. Inquire at the reception desk.


The Mclean County Museum of History is located at 200 North Main Street in Bloomington, Illinois.


Street parking around the museum is free but limited to 90 minutes, and this is strictly enforced by the city. If traveling by car, we suggest parking in the Lincoln Parking Deck located on Front Street and Main, one block south of the Museum. Parking is $1 per hour during the day M-F, and free after 6pm and on weekends.

Large groups

Large groups should use our main entrance on Washington Street. Group arriving in buses should unload and load in the bus loading zone, then park at the YMCA overflow lot south of downtown. For a printable PDF map with instructions, please click here.

Public Transportation

Many Bloomington-Normal city buses stop at the Downtown station one (1) block south of the Museum square. For more information and a system map, please visit the Connect Transit website.