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Built in 1871 as a private residence, this building now holds hundreds of artifacts from the country including a display of period wedding dresses.
Three Sisters Crafts & Gifts offers handmade crafts, beads, jewelry-making supplies, home decor, scrapbook and quilting supplies, and much more.
The Thomas Kinkade Gallery of Belleville is full of beautiful works by Thomas Kinkade.
Over 350 permanent works, including a beautifully landscaped and sculptured garden, are on display.
The 60-seat facility is complete with a restored 1928 Barton 12-rank theatre pipe organ. It was originally built to perform popular music and to accompany the silent movies of the 1920s. Group tours available.
The Music Theatre Company explores the musical in the interest of expanding the canon of musical theatre through fully-staged productions, commissions of new works and musical experiments.
The beautiful house is an example of an 1830s hotel. Charles Dickens once visited there in 1842 while researching a book he wrote on prairies in America.
Performances throughout the year include music, drama, and comedy.
Distinguished speakers, concerts, and drama are all part of the playbill at The Hett, McKendree College's showcase Center for the Arts.
This Renaissance Gothic architectural masterpiece has a 222 ft. tall bell tower. Tours avalaible.
This Victorian adaptation of a Greek Revival home was built in the early 1800s. In addition to period furniture and vintage clothing, artifacts, and quilts, the museum contains an extensive research library and gift shop.
Open from April to October, this theatre shows first-run movies, and is one of only 200 drive-inns left in the United States.
The Scrapbook Factory offers all the supplies you need to create the scrapbook of your dreams.
This gallery features the works of renowned Southern Illinois sketch artist Roscoe Misslehorn, as well as exhibits by contemporary artists. The building is the GM&O railroad depot that was used as a location for the 1967 movie, In the Heat of the Night.
There is a large collection of machinery and primitives dating back to the 1800s.
Patchwork Corner Crafts has a wide variety of quilting and craft supplies.
Our Common Ground is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing local art by organizing mixed media shows in rural communities.
Shows are performed at the Turkey Hill Grange, Progressive Grange, and The New Athens Senior Center.
Two thousand original drawings, paintings, and woodcuts by Roscoe Misselhorn, the Norman Rockwell of the Midwest, are displayed in the depot. Much of the work is in black and white and depicts historic sites throughout the area.
The Shrine has 200 beautifully landscaped acres of gardens and devotional areas, including the Outdoor Amphitheatre, Shrine Church, Lourdes Grotto, Stations of the Cross, Millennium Spire, the Visitors Center with a restaurant and gift shop, and the Shrine Hotel.
One of the smallest country chapels in the world was built in Nashville in the late 1980s. Thousands of travelers from all over the globe have stopped to visit this miniature chapel.
The museum focuses on the businesses that helped the city grow, particularly milling.
Memorabilia celebrating the city's growth from a coal mining town to the present makes this an interesting stop.