French Heritage Museum

Explore & Celebrate

the French involvement in the history of the Kankakee River Valley - the first explorers and missionaries, the coureurs de bois and fur traders, and the pioneer settlers from France, French Canada, and Belgium. 

Today, our French heritage continues to play a distinctive role in our community’s identity.

OPEN: April - December

Hours: Saturdays 1:00-4:00 pm

*Admission is always FREE (donations are appreciated)

165 North Indiana Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901

National  Register of Historic Places:
Listed in 1979  as the Lemuel Milk Carriage House

For more information, call Kankakee County Museum 815-932-5279 (Tuesday-Friday 10:00-4:00).

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