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Illinois Rural Heritage Museum

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Worth the stop

I went here to a meeting yesterday and had the privilege of a quick tour by Charlie. They had a... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
jenk61
Antique steam engine

I have attended several shows like this and this was by far the most impressive. Lots of tractors... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Walter G
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Sellersburg, Indiana
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4 Feb 2018
“Worth the stop”
23 Aug 2017
“Antique steam engine ”
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187 Fairground Rd, Pinckneyville, IL 62274-3232
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I went here to a meeting yesterday and had the privilege of a quick tour by Charlie. They had a large variety of antique items and equipment. I have been to the Thresherman's show for years and had never stopped. I look forward to coming...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I have attended several shows like this and this was by far the most impressive. Lots of tractors and equipment from the past to admire. The grounds was full of campers and people enjoy the activity. We didn't get to see the plow demonstrators but...More

Thank Walter G
Reviewed 18 December 2016

everything is so well displayed. the information is wonderful on the county, how people lived and survived , the tools they used, how our community looked in those times. It is well worth the time to go through it. I am planning on returning to...More

Thank geniese2015
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Interesting and different. Dentist, doctor, home and farm, toys, slaughter house and funeral home. Something for everyone to enjoy. Best part for me were the quilts, beautiful workmanship.

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

So glad we stopped in for a visit. Time well spent and the couple that takes care of the place and runs the tours were very gracious and informative. Thank you for an awesome tour!!

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We live locally and my 4 year old LOVES the "barn museum". We have been visiting the museum quarterly and try to visit for every event - especially the Old Fashioned Christmas. We love the model train sets and the Christmas decorations. Charlie and Mary...More

1  Thank PenelopePitstop308
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Pinckneyville is a basketball town with its tradition dating to the 1940s and 1950s. That's why I first visited the southern Illinois community several years ago. But southern Illinois is all about farming and the Illinois Rural Heritage Museum at 187 Fairground Road in Pinckeyville...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Stopped in here today with my family. Even though we lived in this town our whole life, there is so much more to learn about farming and life in the early 1900s then we ever could have known! Charlie and Mary Greer (the directors) are...More

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