News

We are always looking for ways to make visiting the museum and the historic Courthouse Square more enjoyable. Working with the City of Macomb and Maco...

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Building Improvements: TREES!

We are pleased to welcome two new Advisory Council members: Dr. Ginny Boynton and Bob Marcott. The council plays an important role in bringing diverse...

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New Advisory Council Members

Volunteers play a big role in all aspects of the museum.  They help manage the collection, create and assist with education programs and exhibits, an...

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Meet our Volunteers

At this year's Annual Meeting members were treated to a tour of the museum's collection.  As guests wandered through the aisle of artifacts in the ...

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Annual Meeting Update

The Western Illinois Museum Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers would like to update you on our plans to renovate the building which houses the...

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Building Improvements

Thank you to all our volunteers who helped, members who supported and visitors who enjoyed the Western Illinois Museum in 2015....

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2015 Year in Review

The Western Illinois Museum Board is pleased to welcome two new Directors, Anna Bower and Dr. Timothy Roberts. They will play an important role in gui...

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New Board Members

For 40 years the Western Illinois Museum has passionately worked to protect the region’s treasures that tell the stories of our community.  If hist...

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Things are changing…

The Western Illinois Museum is located in the Military Tract or “Bounty Lands.”  This term, commonly used in the early 1800s, has given way to d...

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Plans for Permanent Exhibit

An update on The Rezab Family Preservation Fund This past summer the museum established the Rezab Family Preservation Fund to aid the museum in managi...

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Collection News