Where Kankakee County History is Preserved

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What's Happening at the Museum?

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Per Gov. JB Pritzker, masks are no longer required beginning 3/1/2022.

Mask Update February 2022

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*New Exhibitions

Stop in to see our newest Exhibit: The Small Family: A Retrospective!


Kankakee Podcast

We've partnered with Kankakee Podcast - a podcast about the people and places of Kankakee County - hosted by Jake LaMore! Once a month our team will be joining the show to share local history! Listen and subscribe to their mailing list for updates by visiting https://kankakeepodcast.com/


Our Mission

The mission of the Kankakee County Historical Society is to collect, exhibit, and interpret the material culture of Kankakee County


Give us a Shout

Museum Hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 10am-4pm

Saturday: 1-4pm

801 S 8th Avenue Kankakee IL 60901


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