Cedarville Historical Museum

450 W. Second Street
Cedarville, Illinois

Website: www.cedarvilleareahistoricalsociety.org

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Anthony Wahl/Monroe Publishing LLC

Open: May thru October: Saturday and Sunday: 1 pm to 4 pm; or by appointment

Age 12 and Over: $3; Cedarville Area Historical Society Members: Free.

This museum is located in an 1889 school building and features a permanent exhibit honoring Jane Addams, who was born and raised in Cedarville. Miss Addams was an internationally famous humanitarian and social work pioneer who founded Chicago’s Hull House and won the Nobel Peace Prize. Museum exhibits include personal items and memorabilia from her life and the life of her family. There are also changing exhibits on topics of local historical interest and a research center. An elevator is available for easy access.