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Champaign County History Museum

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Delightful visit with 8 year old grandson

It was a day off school for 8 year old grandson. We were the only people visiting on a Friday... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Champaign, Illinois
Great use of a small space

The newly renovated Champaign County History Museum is certainly worth your time if you want a peek... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Austin J
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Mar 16, 2018
“Delightful visit with 8 year old grandson”
Oct 10, 2017
“Great use of a small space”
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102 E University Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4111
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

It was a day off school for 8 year old grandson. We were the only people visiting on a Friday afternoon. The lovely lady in charge gave us a wonderful tour. She was at attentive to a child’s questions without talking over his head. There...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrmrswise1
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The newly renovated Champaign County History Museum is certainly worth your time if you want a peek into the local past. They've made excellent use of a rather small space to set up focused but professional exhibits about key elements of county history (on the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Austin J
Reviewed September 8, 2017

The museum has been totally renovated and improved--they closed from September 2015 to Many 2017. All the exhibits are now on one floor and fully interpreted. An incredibly impressive museum for such a small space. Beautiful exhibits: one on WWII in Champaign County, one on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jon S
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Very good Museum here. The staff is very nice and helpful here. I have no problems here. I enjoy my visit here.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Scott D
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Nothing expansive or fancy here ... just a couple of rooms of exhibits. But what's there is very well-presented, and gives a nice overview of the history of the county. One room is dedicated to how WWII affected Champaign County, especially at the (now-defunct) Chanute...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tony N
Reviewed October 20, 2015

I attended the University of Illinois for four years, then worked and lived in Champaign for four years and have visited Champaign-Urbana on several occasions over the years for various events. As an historian, it has behooved me to learn as much about the area...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I found this museum recently on the Champaign County website. I never realized I passed by it many times and never knew it was there. Anyway I walked in alone and was greeted by a very nice tour guide who suggested I join a group...More

1  Thank HusseinHachem
Reviewed July 7, 2013

I visited the museum as a part of my to do list before leaving Urbana-Champaign. It is only open during the weekend from 12 to 5 pm. It was very interesting, Mrs. Sue Wood (particularly the lady Chime player at Altlgeld Hall) guided me through...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Stefan H
Reviewed May 22, 2012

My wife and I went to visit the museum as part of our bucket before leaving Champaign. It has been closed for a while and I was eager to see the findings inside the historical building of the Cattle Bank. When we came in we...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank ECfromTA
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Very interesting to hear about champaigns history.

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank nancy r
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