We are Illinoisans Exhibition


2/23/2019 - 6/7/2019, Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4:30 pm, Sunday: Noon - 4:30 pm

$5 adults 19-64


Illinois State Museum, 502 S. Spring St. Springfield, IL 62706

We Are Illinoisans is an exhibition highlighting immigrants to Illinois from the 18th century to today through photos, objects, and life stories.  This show will explore the evolving reasons people came to Illinois and experiences of new immigrants through the personal stories of more than a dozen people who left their home states and countries to settle in Illinois.  In addition, the exhibition will include a display of ancestor photographs crowd-sourced from the people of Illinois. 

The Illinois State Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. Museum admission: $5 for adults ages 19-64; free admission for Members, youth, seniors, military, and veterans.