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Boone County Historical Museum

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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I cannot believe that I have lived in Boone County for about 35 years and I had never been to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Lisa G
Belvidere, Illinois
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Quite remarkable!

Having lived in Boone County my whole life I thought I knew pretty much all there was to know. Boy... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Belvidere, Illinois
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27 Aug 2018
“First timer”
27 Aug 2018
“Quite remarkable!”
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314 S State St, Belvidere, IL 61008-3606
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I cannot believe that I have lived in Boone County for about 35 years and I had never been to the museum. It is so worth an afternoon trip. I loved all of it!!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Boone County my whole life I thought I knew pretty much all there was to know. Boy was I wrong. Just one short trip though the museum and I was amazed at all the new things I learned. Don’t miss this gem!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This was the first time I was there. Very friendly staff. Small museum which was good for me but much to look at liked it alot.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Boone County is a small town with a huge heart that contributes to the pulse of agricultural societies globally. Belvidere, with the mighty Kishwaukee River running through it, lies at the center of this picturesque prairie town that has seen its share of success and...More

Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The museum has a lot of information packed into a small space - it took us a couple of hours to go through, but we could have spent more time reading - we just ran out of time.

Thank vhale1955
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We loved visiting here and seeing the history of the town we live in. My boys read every sign. It is filled with lots of information and neat facts that we never knew about belvidere. It is a must stop.

Thank Corinne M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I was here in December 2015 and I had a good time. This place features items that were used in Boone County in the 1800's. It gives people an idea of what life was like back then through to today. An item that can be...More

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