Last updated: 5/27/2011
Tampico, Illinois
Street Address
111 Main Street
Tampico, IL 61283
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 344
Tampico, IL 61283
Hours
Feb 6th,
Daily10 AM - 4 PM
Annual Reagan Birthday Party open to public.
March - Open on
Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
April through Oct.
Monday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Large groups should call in advance. CLOSED Nov. 1 - March, except on Feb. 6 for Birthday Party. Closed on Easter Sunday and Mother's Day
Admissions
Free will donations for individual. Call for group rates.
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Joan Johnson, Curator, Manager
phone: 815-622-8705
Shirley Lester, Asst. Mgr
phone: 815-499-4770
Description

Birthplace of President Ronald Reagan. Born in an apartment over a bakery, which later became a bank. The bank has been restored to it's original layout and the Reagan apartment has been furnished reminiscent of the time frame when young Ronald lived there. A Gift Shop is located next door for souvenirs and a photo gallery of prominent people in Ronald's life in Tampico. Tours of the Reagan Birthplace upstairs apartment, and The 1st National Bank on first floor are available.

Mission

Ronald Reagan is the only president that was born in Illinois. Tampico has two museums, one is dedicated to Ronald Reagan. The other, located a few doors down on Main Street houses all of Tampico's rich history. Other prominent people born in Tampico include Rear Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves who served 3 wars, was Chief Naval Officer and the first football helmet was designed for him in 1894, the Shaheen family (Ruth Shaheen is wife of Hugh Downs).

Services

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Group Tours

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