Every Tuesday at 5:00pm

Old Time Music (Jam Session)

Join the Old Time Music group every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. A laid back and diverse group of musi...

Every Saturday at 9:00am

Museum at the Market

Museum at the Farmer's Market presented by Illinois Farm BureauSaturdays on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomingt...

Back 2 School Supply Drive
Friday, July 5th – Saturday, August 3rd

Now through August 3, the Museum will be participating in the Back 2 School Alliance School Supply Drive to help collect school...

Featured
Futures in History: Curious Curators
Tuesday, July 23rd
12:30pm – 5:00pm 12:30pm – 5:00pm

Learn about museums from the professionals at the McLean County Museum of History! On day one, participants will get a behind t...

For kids
Museum Closed for Staff Development Day
Wednesday, July 31st

The Museum and its Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center & Gift Shop closes for a day once every quarter to hold...

Knit In at Illinois Art Station
Saturday, August 3rd
10:00am – 1:00pm

Calling ALL Knitters and Crocheters, grab your needles and hooks, some yarn, a friend or two, and come and knit for a bit!...

PRIDE Fest
Saturday, August 3rd
4:00pm – 10:00pm

The Bistro's sixth annual PRIDE Fest will be on Saturday, August 3, 2024, from 4-10 p.m. around the Museu...

History Reads Book Club: Cahokia- Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi
Tuesday, August 6th
7:00pm – 8:00pm

All are welcome to join the Museum and Bloomington Public Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m. for the third installment o...

Online + In Person
McLean County Ag History Bus Tour
Thursday, August 8th
8:00am – 12:30pm

The Museum, in partnership with the McLean County Farm Bureau, is excited to offer an Ag-mazing Bus Tour narrated by Librarian ...

In the Spotlight: Antoinette Concello presented by Maureen Brunsdale
Saturday, August 10th
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us on Saturday, August 10, at 2 p.m. to learn about Antoinette Concello, a local circus legend often referred to as "...

Online + In Person
Museum and Visitors Center Closed for Labor Day
Monday, September 2nd
9:00am – 5:00pm

The Museum and Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center will be closed in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen on Tu...

Unity Community Garden Tour Day - Ginger, Cover Crops, Vegetable Tips and More!
Thursday, September 5th
10:00am – 11:00am 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Tour of Unity Community Center Food Production and Demonstration GardenAs part of the Museum's See...

Asbestos Exhibit Opening
Saturday, September 7th
1:30pm – 2:30pm

The Museum, with financial support from LiUNA! Midwest Region Laborer's International Union of North America, is ...

Evergreen Cemetery Walk Tickets On Sale
Tuesday, September 10th – Sunday, October 13th
9:00am

Ticket sales for the 30th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk begin on September 10, 2024.There are eight opportunities to pa...

DAR America 250 American Revolutionary War Marker Dedication & Reception
Saturday, September 21st
1:30pm – 3:00pm

Join the Letitia Green Stevenson Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for a dedication of a new...

30th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
Saturday, October 5th – Sunday, October 13th

The 30th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk will occur during the first two weekends of October, with performances at 11 a.m. and 2...

Día de Muertos Celebración
Friday, November 1st
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Celebrate Día de Muertos with us on Friday, November 1, 2023, from 5-8 p.m. All ages are welcome to this free ...

History Reads Book Club: Tinder Box- The Iroquois Theater Disaster 1903
Wednesday, November 6th
7:00pm – 8:00pm

All are welcome to join the Museum and Bloomington Public Library on Wednesday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. for the final 2024 Hist...

Online + In Person
Knit In at the Museum
Saturday, November 16th
10:00am – 1:00pm

Calling ALL Knitters and Crocheters, grab your needles and hooks, some yarn, a friend or two, and come and knit for a bit!...

Museum and Visitors Center Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28th
9:00am – 5:00pm

The Museum and Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen on...

Museum Closed for Staff Development Day
Wednesday, December 11th

The Museum and its Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center & Gift Shop closes for a day once every quarter to hold...

Museum and Visitors Center Closed for Christmas Holiday
Tuesday, December 24th – Wednesday, December 25th
9:00am – 5:00pm

The Museum and Visitors Center will be closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will reopen for regular business on Thurs...

Museum and Visitors Center Closed for New Years Holiday
Tuesday, December 31st – Wednesday, January 1st
9:00am – 5:00pm

The Museum and Visitors Center will be closed for New Years Eve and New Years Day. We will reopen for regular business on Thurs...