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Vermilion County Museum

116 N Gilbert St, Danville, IL 61832-8506
+1 217-442-2922
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I was not inside

I was late so I didn't get inside but I was so happy to learn about this place from the signage... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Anna G
Wonderful museum for all!

The Vermilion County Museum has informative displays and hands-on areas. Great place for children... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
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The former home of Dr. William Fithian, one of Abraham Lincoln's cronies.
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116 N Gilbert St, Danville, IL 61832-8506
+1 217-442-2922
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was late so I didn't get inside but I was so happy to learn about this place from the signage located outside. There were enough info to get my interest. So I googled on my phone the whole story about this place. I learned...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Vermilion County Museum has informative displays and hands-on areas. Great place for children and adults!

Thank 45maureenn
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Just in town for the day, we couldn't spend a lot of time here but carved out about an hour. Loved exploring this museum! From the quilts, fossils, rocks, coal mine, penny farthing bike, baseball case, to the Lincoln law office, Civil War drums, photography...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were there to do some genealogical research & see what Danville had to offer. Staff was very helpful in sharing information and helping us locate other places to visit. Thank you

Thank barb5766
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great stop if you like history! This is a Lincoln sight! He stayed in the house when he was a lawyer and making his rounds on his circuit. It is beautifully maintained and the house steps you back to the 1860's . Part of the...More

Thank travelgirl3944
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I liked the way it was set up. There was even a souvenir shop that allows you to buy different things

Thank jerrywomanforever
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Many cities, large and small, are proud and quick to brag about their native sons and daughters. But how many cities the size of Danville, Illinois, with 32,523 residents in 2013, can boast of so many well-known and accomplished celebrities--Gene Hackman, Dick Van Dyke, Donald...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Historic land mark. Many figures have connections with the once home of a local Doctor. Very cool to be here. There is another newer building you must tour while there.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Great place to check out Danville and Vermilion county. Staff do an great job of capturing that history. As a resident found out things I was not aware of.

Thank illiana_9
Reviewed 4 August 2015

my grand kids had the best time ever there at the Christmas open house ,,, we take any family there , that come from out of town ,, everyone loves it ..a must see while visiting vermilion ill.

Thank mommakat1
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