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 10:00am - 2:00pm
CLOSED: April 8th, September 2nd, & November 25th
April 1st - OPENING DAY - Brew Head Espresso will be
providing coffee 10am - 12pm
May 13th - Lecture: War Time Memories; Some to
Remember Many to Forget - Presented by Max Michels
July 14th - Bastille Day Festival
*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 (Thursday-Saturday 9:00-5:00).