Macoupin County Historical Society & Museum

Macoupin County Historical Society & Museum

920 W. Breckenridge St.
Carlinville, Illinois 62626

  • Phone: (217) 854-2850
  • Hours:
    Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Also Sundays in June, July & August: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Groups can schedule guided tours of the Macoupin County Museum, school, church and grounds. The museum is housed in the Anderson Mansion. Built in 1883, and enlarged in 1892, the mansion features a unique mix of Italianate, Queen Anne and Stick architectures and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Annual festivals in May and September feature tours of the museum and other authentic buildings on the grounds such as a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and print shop as well as a herb garden.The festivals also include arts, crafts, entertainment, antique farm equipment and home cooked foods.

Amenities

Amenities

  • Restrooms

Events

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Jun 3rd, 2023

Welcome spring in Carlinville at the annual Madison County Historical Society Spring Festival! Located on the Macoupin County Historical Society grounds, the Spring Festival comes to life with live entertainment, festival and…
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Jun 4th, 2023

Welcome spring in Carlinville at the annual Madison County Historical Society Spring Festival! Located on the Macoupin County Historical Society grounds, the Spring Festival comes to life with live entertainment, festival and…
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Sep 16th, 2023

Set out on an autumn adventure for a weekend in mid-September for the Carlinville Fall Festival! Shop a large selection of craft, antique, and small business vendors, buy fresh local produce, jams…
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Sep 17th, 2023

Set out on an autumn adventure for a weekend in mid-September for the Carlinville Fall Festival! Shop a large selection of craft, antique, and small business vendors, buy fresh local produce, jams…
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