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Collectors Day & Artifact Identification Event

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free with Museum admission

Admission: $5 adults ages 19-64; free admission for Members, youth, seniors, military, veterans

At the annual Collector’s Day event,local collectors display their best objects and speak with visitors about the stories they tell. Once again visitors can also bring items from home to be identified by Museum staff and other experts. The artifact identification will focus on art, antiques, anthropological artifacts, rocks, minerals, fossils, and bones. Visitors bringing photos of objects or specimens are encouraged to include a ruler or coin for size comparison. Visitors are asked not to bring live animals. Organic materials may have to remain outside the Museum.


Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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