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!
New Exhibits for 2023
Come and see our new exhibits for 2023! 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.
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.
Our Christmas classes are appropriate for children of all ages.
This class is appropriate for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
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.