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Livingston County War Museum

321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
+1 815-842-0301
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Solemn experience

This museum is loaded with info & memorabilia. The volunteers are very knowledgeable as well. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pontiac, Illinois
via mobile
Excellent Museum

Had a very moving time here. The guides were very good and told a lot of stories, which really... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Alexis Illinois
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321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
+1 815-842-0301
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is loaded with info & memorabilia. The volunteers are very knowledgeable as well. I would recommend it to anyone but small children would have to be carefully watched as there are a lot of irreplaceable items.

1  Thank tuttid53
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had a very moving time here. The guides were very good and told a lot of stories, which really helped to personalize the experience.

1  Thank aby61
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Traveling from Chicago to Springfield, IL, we stopped in Pontiac. Museum has interesting collection of old military uniforms and memorabilia. Would not likely travel to see this museum specifically, but since we were just downstairs at the Route 66 Museum, it was a nice little...More

1  Thank Helen K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum really makes you think about the sacrifice our soldiers and their families make and made for our county. It is a very humbling experience. There is stuff jam packed in this museum. You could never see it all.

1  Thank mer1264
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A special tribute to honor all of our country's war veterans. Nicely done and the staff are very knowledgeable; lots of uniforms and memorabilia. Well done.

1  Thank alecsgrandma
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Attached to the Route 66 museum, this place will surprise you at the amount of military uniforms they have on hand. There are other artifacts as well. Worth taking a look, if for no other reason than to remember why you have the right to...More

1  Thank Eric W
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Some of the manikins in uniform look very real! Well worth the price of the donation. the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Allen_M_54
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We truly enjoyed the personalized approach taken by this museum. Stocked with uniforms, medals and memorabilia donated by local county and area residents allows the museum and its extremely knowledgeable volunteers to tell the stories of these individuals in a way few museums can. It...More

1  Thank glena878
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Could have spent much longer than I did (others in the party not as interested in the military). If you read all the info available you could probably spend the day.

1  Thank mcriss50
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Really enjoyed the visit to see this museum. Liked to see all the uniforms displayed from the various wars. Well worth the stop. Well done.

1  Thank Ginger0529
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