Last updated: 12/11/2010
Illinois, Illinois
Street Address
2809 College Ave.
Illinois, IL 62002
Mailing Address
2809 College Ave.
Illinois, IL 62002
phone: 618-462-2763
Wednesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Adults $3.00
Children $1.00
Senior's $2.50 - Wednesday
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Dr. Norman Showers, President
Brian Combs, Vice President and Volunteer
phone: 618-462-2763
Cathy Bagby, Board of Directors and Saturday Volunteer
John Langley, Board of Directors and Volunteer

Through the exhibits, we share with you our past and present so that you too may discover the people, places and events that influenced our ancestors and continue to shape our destiny.

Tour groups welcome! Please call or e-mail the Museum for setting up the details!


The Alton Museum of History and Art was founded in 1971 to preserve the great heritage of our community.


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