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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 18th

& November 25th

Upcoming Events:

December 16th - Hot Chocolate Day

December 31st - Dancing Through the Decades

*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).

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French Heritage Museum: Welcome
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French Heritage Museum: Image
French Heritage Museum: Pro Gallery
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