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Ethnic Heritage Museum

1129 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101

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The museum features a room for each ethnic group it represents: African American, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Hispanic.

Six nationalities that helped shape the cultural region are represented in this home museum, built in 1850. Located in the heart of the old water power district, the house features a room for each ethnic group it represents: African American, Irish, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Hispanic. Call to confirm hours and admission fees. Visit the website for information about current exhibits. Visitors can receive a docent guided tour every Sunday to see exhibits. The museum is handicap accessible with admission: Tours may be scheduled other days by calling the museum at (815) 962-7402.

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