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Joliet Area Historical Museum

204 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432


The museum's main exhibition gallery serves as an introduction to the many stories of the Joliet area and its people.

Travel through time and space! Walk through a replica of the I & M Canal, window shop on a turn-of-the-century street, take a virtual ride on a replica trolley, live the legend of Route 66, land on the moon in a walk-in simulator, and experience space exploration and the Apollo missions. Temporary exhibits change often in our Special Exhibition Gallery. There's always family fun in our discovery room, and remember your visit with a souvenir from our Gift Shop.

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