Telling Quincy's Stories, Past, Present and Future

The Crown Jewel of the Gem City!

At The Quincy Museum, we know your free time and leisure activities are important. We offer a diverse range of services to meet the cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of our customers in the Quincy, IL area. Whether you are looking to tour a wonderfully restored historic home, explore local history, learn about dinosaurs, Native Americans or local wildlife with your kids or just looking for an enjoyable way to spend the afternoon, the Quincy Museum is your destination!

Museum Tours

Come visit the museum and tour all the great programs we have available. 
We would love to see you.



Weekend hours may vary due to shortage of volunteer staffing.  Please call ahead prior to visiting.  

Wednesday-Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us as we re open for the Spring and Summer Season.  Stop in and see our newest exhibit "Historic Quincy Businesses and Industries".  We look forward to seeing you at The Quincy Museum.



Visiting the museum is affordable and easy.
$5 for Adults
$3 for Children
(aged 3 and up or student with valid ID)

2024 Schedule!

Come Join Us!

June17th-The Quincy Museum Member Annual Meeting | 5:30 PM | $15.00 per person 

July 8th-12th American Girl Doll Classes | 10:00 AM - Noon | Girl of the Year: Lila - SOLD OUT!

July 22nd-26th American Girl Doll Classes | 10:00 AM - Noon | Nanea - 1940s Hawaii - SOLD OUT! 

October 5th-Annual Folk Life Festival | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM


New Exhibits for 2024

Come and see our new exhibits for 2024! Featured in our second-floor galleries are Celebrating Quincy's Arts, a two room exhibit featuring architectural salvage from Quincy and Adams County and from the historic Newcomb-Stillwell House. Featured are cases celebrating the history of several local arts organizations. Also on display is Harry Hyatt and Folklore, examining the life and work of Harry Hyatt, who collected the folklore of Adams County. 

Educational Programs - Quincy Museum

Educational Programs

Call us and ask about our new programs where The Quincy Museum can come to your classroom!

  • Growing up in the 1890s

    Includes a fun hands-on activity. Designed for children of all ages.

  • Backyard and Ocean Animals

    This class is appropriate for children in Pre-K and Kindergarten.

  • Christmas

    Our Christmas classes are appropriate for children of all ages.

  • Dinosaurs

    This class is appropriate for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

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Facility Rentals

Did you know that the Quincy Museum is available for weddings, showers, parties, and meetings?

We offer our Great Hall for smaller weddings (up to 50 guests, including the wedding party) and our outdoor lawns and porches for larger weddings. We also offer our third-floor ballroom as a location for your shower, party or meeting.

Please call The Quincy Museum Office at 217-224-7669 for more information.