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Champaign County Historical Museum

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Address: 102 E University Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4111

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Welcome to the Cattle Bank

I attended the University of Illinois for four years, then worked and lived in Champaign for four years and have visited Champaign-Urbana on several occasions over the years for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2015
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

I attended the University of Illinois for four years, then worked and lived in Champaign for four years and have visited Champaign-Urbana on several occasions over the years for various events. As an historian, it has behooved me to learn as much about the area as I can. A good starting point is the Champaign County Historical Museum at 162... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

I found this museum recently on the Champaign County website. I never realized I passed by it many times and never knew it was there. Anyway I walked in alone and was greeted by a very nice tour guide who suggested I join a group that was supposed to be there, and that was the most fun part, I like... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

I visited the museum as a part of my to do list before leaving Urbana-Champaign. It is only open during the weekend from 12 to 5 pm. It was very interesting, Mrs. Sue Wood (particularly the lady Chime player at Altlgeld Hall) guided me through the museum while she shared some of her life experiences. As I said, it is... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2012

My wife and I went to visit the museum as part of our bucket before leaving Champaign. It has been closed for a while and I was eager to see the findings inside the historical building of the Cattle Bank. When we came in we were greeted by Sue Wood, one of the board members and a contributor to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

Very interesting to hear about champaigns history.

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