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A very good museum for a town this size. It covers local history and how that interacted with national events. There is info on Route 66. There is info on breweries that tried for several months to ignore Prohibition. It has a couple astronaut oriented...More
This place was awesome. If like a lot of history this is the place. My husband and I enjoyed it. We found out that we did not even know, that Joliet had some breweries back in the day. Plus the museum use to be a...More
My family really enjoyed going to the museum. There was quite a few unique things to see and learn about pertaining to Joliet from the space section, baseball and railroads. Parking across the street is free, the gift shop isn't crazy expensive and I would...More
Wemt to his live performance last night. Tickets were extremely cheap and I wondered. This guy is really talented. A local from Joliet that has had a career in music. Played guitar for Olivia Newton John for 4 years. It wad a great show. Did...More
We visited the Joliet Area Historical Museum as an stop on our Route 66 journey from Chicago.
What we found was both very interesting in respect of the local area but also a depth of knowledge on all of the Mother Road. As a result...More