Decatur, Illinois

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Decatur, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Decatur, Illinois

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Governor Oglesby Mansion 217-429-9422
    421 West William Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    This Italiante home was built in 1874 and features Oglesby's, U.S. Senator and three-time governor of Illinois, original library which has been restored with furnishings... more info  map

  • Millikin Homestead 217-422-9003
    125 North Pine Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    Stately brick mansion built in 1876, the year of the United States centennial. The fully restored landmark is known for its woodwork, elegant fireplaces, plasterwork,... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Museums & Galleries

  • African-American Cultural Museum 217-429-7458
    235 West Eldoarado Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    The African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of Illinois, Inc. Museum is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays 2:00... more info

  • Birks Museum 217-424 6337
    1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522
    Porcelain, fine china, and glassware(some rare and some are from the 15th and 16th centuries. more info  map

  • Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum 217-791-5793
    3635 U.S. Route 36 East, Decatur, IL 62521
    An extensive collection of Chevrolet's hottest cars and memorabilia from the 1920's through today are on display at the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum. more info

  • Children's Museum of Illinois 217-423-5437
    55 South Country Club Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    Offering over 10,000 square feet of hands-on interactive exhibits in which children learn by playing. more info  map

  • Gallery 510 Arts of Guild Ltd. 217-422-1509
    510 West Decatur Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    Features works by local and national members and guest artists.  more info  map

  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center 217-423-6161
    1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    Millikin University Campus
    Showing displays of local, national, and student artists. Also displays photograpy and offers comedy, dance, and musical performances that appeal to the entire family in... more info  map

  • Macon County Historical Museum Complex 217-422-4919
    5580 North Fork Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    The Prairie Village features many historical buildings. more info  map

  • Mari-Mann Herb Farm 217-429-1404
    North end of St. Louis Bridge Road
    Herbal snacks and teas, formal gardens, wildflower fields, and special programs. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Scovill Zoo 217-421-7435
    71 South Country Club Road, Decatur, IL 62525
    Featuring over 400 animals from around the world at this 15 acre zoo overlooking Lake Decatur. Offering an educational and visitor center with a gift shop, restrooms,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Long Creek Vineyards Winery 217-521-6297
    7185 East Firehouse Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    Located in the Village of Long Creek
    Long Creek Vineyards Winery is a vineyard on the rolling hills of Long Creek. They offer wine tasting on Fridays from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 12 to 7 p.m. and... more info  map


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