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.

  • 06/25/19
    Every so often you come across something as a museum curator that is too good not to share. Jane Goddard Dillon, P.W.'s daughter, recalled that during the week of her and her sister's respective weddi...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 06/15/19
    What an absolutely fabulous day here at the museum! Tours every hour! Hope to see more folks next week!
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 06/13/19
    Jumping for joy here at the Dillon Home! We're finally getting some nice weather, and folks are coming for tours. Visit the museum while you're out and about enjoying the sunshine, and bring your frie...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 06/03/19
    Happy Birthday P.W.! He was born in the master bedroom, and tipped the scales at 11 pounds! P.W. would have been 136 years old today. 🎂
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/23/19
    One of P.W.'s most repeated sentiments was, "Work 8 hours and sleep 8 hours, but not the SAME 8 hours." It is no big secret that the Dillon family took work very seriously, especially those working at...
    > The Dillon Home Museum
  • 05/21/19
    The steam locomotives at Northwestern Steel & Wire became famous nation-wide, as steam was being replaced by diesel engines in the 1940's. This lead to an influx of people wanting to see and photograp...
    > The Dillon Home Museum