The Illinois State Museum in Springfield will reopen to the public next month. The museum was closed last fall to help save money during the state budget crisis, but will be back in business starting Saturday, July 2nd says Illinois Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Tim Schweizer.
The museum will charge a five dollar admission fee to adults. Those 18 and under, Seniors and Veterans are free. The Dickson Mounds Museum in Fulton County and the Research and Collections Center in Springfield will also open next month.