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The Museum is Temporarily Closed for Exhibit Changeover. The business office is open year-round, M - F, 9 am - 4:30 pm. The Research Library maintains the same hours by appointment only.

Who won the Historic Artifact Trail? In a special event participants visited all ten businesses for a chance to win a raffle basket! 


Our Address

6422 Main St.,
P.O. Box 434, Union, IL 60180
Phone: (815) 923-2267


Museum Hours

Our museum is open from May 2, 2023, through November 4, 2023. 

Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


July 9, October 1, & all major holidays.

Museum Admission 

MCHS Members: Free

Adults: $5.00

Students: $3.00

Seniors: $3.00

Time Travelers participants: 50% off of admission

Research Center

The ResearchCenter is accessible by appointment only, and a research request must be completed in advance. Walk-ins will not be accommodated, no matter the circumstances or distance traveled. For more information on how to schedule an appointment, see our Research Center Guidelines

Business Office

The Business office is open year-round but by appointment only; please call 815-923-2267 to schedule 



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