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Address: 123 N Church St, Belleville, IL 62220-1418
Phone Number: +1 618-222-9430
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Cute little museum

I enjoyed this little museum, which offered much background on the history of Belleville industry. Gus, the docent with whom I spoke, was very knowledgeable and obviously enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 26, 2014
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Fairview Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

My friends and I met at Scheel Street Metro Link parking lot and we did a walking tour of Historic Old Belleville and found our way to the Labor & Industry Museum. What a fantastic treasure in these walls. Our presenter was extremely knowledgeable about Belleville, IL and it's history, original settlers and industry in the forming years of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Come here to learn more more about Belleville Great exhibits and examples to see. They have a great stove collection. Here information about Mother Jones. 45 min to an hour to tour.

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Belleville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

I have been there several times and notice new things to look at every time I go great learning experience for young and old. Many great exhibits and great old items enlarging their exhibits every day. Take the time I'am sure you'll enjoy it.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Visited this museum,rang the bell at least 5 times and no one came to the door. Very unprofessional, since it wasn't anywhere near the closing time!

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Starved Rock area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

I enjoyed this little museum, which offered much background on the history of Belleville industry. Gus, the docent with whom I spoke, was very knowledgeable and obviously enjoyed sharing the Belleville history. I'll be back!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Nicely preserved & well maintained building & artifacts. Very educational & fun to walk around. The new addition looks great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2012

This is a very interesting museum - I learned alot about the Belleville area when I visited.

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Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2012

The building in which the museum is in is very historic to the town. The exhibits are very much to the theme of the museum and well prepared.

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