Decatur, Illinois

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Decatur, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Decatur, Illinois

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Governor Oglesby Mansion
    421 West William Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    217-429-9422, 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
    125 North Pine Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    217-422-9003, 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
    235 West Eldoarado Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    217-429-7458, 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
    1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522
    217-424 6337, Porcelain, fine china, and glassware(some rare and some are from the 15th and 16th centuries. more info  map

  • Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum
    3635 U.S. Route 36 East, Decatur, IL 62521
    217-791-5793, 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
    55 South Country Club Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    217-423-5437, 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.
    510 West Decatur Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    217-422-1509, Features works by local and national members and guest artists.  more info  map

  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center
    1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL 62525
    Millikin University Campus
    217-423-6161, 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
    5580 North Fork Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    217-422-4919, The Prairie Village features many historical buildings. more info  map

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

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Scovill Zoo
    71 South Country Club Road, Decatur, IL 62525
    217-421-7435, 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
    7185 East Firehouse Road, Decatur, IL 62521
    Located in the Village of Long Creek
    217-521-6297, 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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