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Champaign County History Museum

102 E. University Ave., Champaign, IL 61820

Historic Sites

Come see various exhibits and artifacts that hold true to the history that is Champaign County.

The museum is located in the County's oldest commercial building and the only one Abe Lincoln himself would recognize. The recently renovated museum features all-new exhibits: When We Went to War; Champaign County History Uncrated; A Second Home: 150 Years of Student Living at the University of Illinois; and the Art of Louise Woodroofe.

The museum has a gift shop and is open year round except most holidays. Visit the website for open hours.

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