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Hieronymus Mueller Museum

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420 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522-2189
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Best kept secret in Decatur

The Mueller Museum is full of fascinating facts about the Mueller family and the history of Decatur... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
debral522
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Boston, Cambridge, United States
Informative Museum

For those looking to learn more about Mueller's contributions to industrial technology, this is the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Olivia C
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Dec 26, 2017
“Best kept secret in Decatur”
Jul 22, 2017
“Informative Museum”
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

The Mueller Museum is full of fascinating facts about the Mueller family and the history of Decatur Illinois...my first stop when moving this quaint area!

1  Thank debral522
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

For those looking to learn more about Mueller's contributions to industrial technology, this is the place for you! It requires quite a bit of reading, so not recommended for small children. Note: We weren't sure if it was the day we went or a normal...More

1  Thank Olivia C
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

This museum packs tons of history in a small space! You not only learn about Hieronymus Mueller and his family, there is lots of history about the local area as well. Definitely worth visiting to learn about all the accomplishments Mueller made!

2  Thank JZimmerman3
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

Surprisingly, this small museum is very well put together. It clearly tells the story of the Mueller Company founder and his inventions, as well as his impact during the Industrial Age. Very interesting stories of his family and interweaving with the other major business in...More

Thank Wilkisa
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Reviewed January 13, 2016

H Mueller came from Germany in the 1850's ..........His company has survived for over 150 years in Decatur . Most of the products seen at this location are subterranean .......... but, extremely important in our everyday lives

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Reviewed December 26, 2015

I went here with a ladies group in November. I had never been in it and I was shocked how interesting and wonderful the museum is. Although small, there are so many interesting items of Decatur and Muller Co and it takes quite a while...More

1  Thank gottashiner
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

I stumbled across this small museum last December on a tour of Christmas Open Businesses. It has lots of historical item related to the Mueller Company on whose grounds it is located. I learned a lot about the history of the company. Since that's the...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is a museum focused on all the patents received by Hieronymus Mueller who came here as a gunsmith, but wound up as an important engineer on water mains, water valves and hydrants. A great little museum to go to for understanding the water infrastructure...More

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