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Henry County Historical Museum

202 S. Park St., Bishop Hill, IL 61419


Henry County Historical Museum is the best-kept secret. It is a treasure trove of yesteryear artifacts that invite visitors to experience Henry County history.

The agricultural collection features everything ag-related, machinery, tools, a farm kitchen, and country store exhibits, and one will even find a barbed wire collection. Military enthusiasts will enjoy the war room with its displayed antique guns dating back to the civil war, and many military fashions and memorabilia. Additional detailed exhibits include a one-room schoolhouse, doctor's and dentist's offices, an authentic windmill, and a hog house. Open May 1 through October 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Groups are welcome, please call ahead.


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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 4:00pm

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