Madison County Historical Society Museum & Archives

Madison County Historical Society Museum & Archives

801 N. Main St.
Edwardsville, Illinois 62025

  • Phone: (618) 656-7562
  • Hours:
    Wednesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Madison County Historical Society museum complex, consisting of a modern archival library, the 1836 Weir House Museum and the Helms Collection Center, is owned and operated by the Madison County Historical Society with assistance from Madison County.

Museum staff and volunteers provide guided tours of the eight rooms and basement of the Weir House and care for the collection of artifacts. At the Archival Library, staff and volunteers assist researchers and work to preserve the collection of books, papers, maps and photographs.


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Oct 15th, 2022

A “base ball” game in Edwardsville, Illinois, on October 15, will be played using rules established in 1860 when “swearing, spitting and sliding” were considered taboo. Hosted by the Madison County Historical…
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