Effingham, Illinois

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Effingham, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Effingham, Illinois

Amusements

  • Evergreen Mini Golf
    West Evergreen Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401
    Evergreen Hollow Park
    217-342-2544, An 18-hole miniature golf course and concession stand.  more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Dr. Charles M. Wright House
    North Main and Jackson Streets
    This stately Renaissance Revival home holds three generations of Wright family furnishings. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  more info

  • Effingham County Courthouse
    Downtown Effingham, Jefferson & Fourth
    217-342-4990, The Courthouse reflects 19th century architecture and is listed on the National Historic Register. The Courthouse is one of few that have not been altered externally.... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Effingham Public Library
    200 North 3rd Street, Effingham, IL 62401
    217-342-2464, The Effingham Public Library is normally open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., until 6:00 p.m. Fridays, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Ben Winter Museum
    R.R. 1, Box 143, Altamont, Effingham, IL 62401
    618-483-6665, Ten full-scale steam engines and five scale model steam engines and 12 stationary engines - all in working order. Two lino type machines dating back to the 1890’s. ... more info  map

  • My Garage R & D Center/Corvette Museum
    17082 North US Highway 45, Effingham, IL 62401
    217-347-5591, This museum features Mike Yager's continuously expanding showcase of classic and low-mileage Corvettes, in addition to a wide array of Corvette Memorabilia. The entire... more info  map

  • Wilhelmina Art Gallery
    400 North Main Street, Effingham, IL 62401
    217-347-5874, Take a walk through this garden gallery, and enjoy paintings and prints by award winning artist Wilma Woidt Kruger. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Alwerdt's Gardens
    I-70, South of Altamont Exit
    618-483-5798, Unusual Garden Center specializing in herbs, perennials and ornamental landscape plants. Over four acres of display gardens featuring over 1,000 varieties of plants.  more info  map

  • Bliss Park
    South Fifth Street, Effingham, IL 62401
    217-342-5304, A city block sized park with play area, picnic grounds, two shelters, and an outdoor basketball court. There are shaded picnic areas and a fountain accentuates those... more info  map

  

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