Destination of the Day: Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet, IL (Will County)
This smaller museum is perfect if you are in the Joliet area and need to find something to do with out-of-town guests (especially if they have younger children). While it is small, its exhibits are professionally designed to standards similar to other major history museums. Upcoming events include the Craft & Import Beer Tasting on Thursday, 28 April, from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. The event includes enjoying samples of hand-crafted beer, appetizer buffet, museum tours, and an optional discussion on the history of beer brewing in the Joliet area.
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 North Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432-4007
Public Transit (always confirm schedules)-
-Take METRA Rock Island (Joliet) Line to Joliet Station.
-At North Scott Street, walk three blocks north.
-At East Cass Street, walk two blocks west.
-At North Ottawa Street, walk 0.5 blocks north to the museum.
Auto (always confirm route)-
-Take I-55 to the Plainfield Road/South Lincoln Highway/Route 30 exit (Exit 257).
-Continue southeast on Plainfield Road.
-At North Center Street, turn north.
-At Bridge Street (turns into West Jackson Street), turn east.
-At North Ottawa Street, turn south and continue to the museum.