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Joliet Area Historical Museum

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Concert and run of the museum

Place is fun & I Teresita g for all ages. Some hands on things...even the Blues brothers Life size... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
genny2018
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Joliet, Illinois
Interesting

A well kept and well done museum. You are guaranteed to learn something! If you visit the Old... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Mar L
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Chicago, Illinois
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204 N Ottawa St, Joliet, IL 60432-4007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is fun & I Teresita g for all ages. Some hands on things...even the Blues brothers Life size statues, erc

Thank genny2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A well kept and well done museum. You are guaranteed to learn something! If you visit the Old Joliet Prison beforehand you will get a discount on your admission.

1  Thank Mar L
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path museum that highlights the secrets of Joliet! The stone quarries that helped build the great architecture of Chicago, Route 66, the diverse history of Joliet. Beautiful building , too. Enjoy!

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

There is a lot to see here in downtown Joliet. Would recommend for anyone- singles or families to check this out.

Thank bardock578
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I would definitely recommend this place for people to go and it's a very interesting place and it's very informative.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A nice small town museum displaying the history of the area and some Route 66 history. A fun photo stop.

Thank SantaRon
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Rooftop concert series is always a good time, they have great variety of regional bands and offer snacks with cash bar

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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

1  Thank D3336HD
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I dropped in on my way around town. I was not aware that Route 66 was here. I went through the museum. Amazing canal reproduction. Beautiful displays.

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Very impressed with this location, as well as the other business in the downtown Joliet. Went for Star Wars Day 2018!! Had a blast!!

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Response from D3336HD | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was free but that is a small exhibit.
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