Museums in Sterling, IL

Find museums in Sterling, IL. Listings include The Dillon Home Museum, Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society, Sauk Valley Arts and Culture Commission, Dillon Home Museum, Paul W. Dillon Home and Benters Museum of Natural History and Curiosities. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 06/03/20
    It is always exciting when someone calls the museum and says, "I've got some old stuff I was going to throw out, but I thought I'd call and see if you might be interested before I do." A few weeks a...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/28/20
    For this installment of “What’s in the Attic?” we go inside one of Mrs. Dillon’s cabinets. Many visitors to historic house museums find themselves looking at period furniture, most of which never belo...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/21/20
    Curator Erin Thompson had always wondered about the old tarnished pieces located in one of the girls’ dressing room closets. Upon further inspection, she found this piece had an engraving. The engravi...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/15/20
    Both Crete Dillon and daughter Jane loved to golf, and were very good at it! Here is a set of clubs used by the Dillon ladies, and a trophy Crete won in 1919 from the Rock River Country Club. In a ...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/02/20
    9th in the Kirk Letter series. This one written to Edward Jr. from Marcella Kirk. Note: There is a word in this letter you may be unfamiliar with. Eddie wanted a "velocipede." That was a bicycle, or m...
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  • 05/02/20
    8th in the Kirk Letters series. Read to you from the museum!!! This is sort of a 2-part letter group, so there will be another one written by Mrs. Kirk immediately following. Enjoy!
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