Coal Mine Disaster

We have a room dedicated to the Centralia mine disaster which occurred on March 25, 1947.

Sports

The second floor of the museum features many items dedicated to the history of athletics in the area.

Trains and Railroads

The first floor features many items dedicated to the history of the railroad, in which the town also gets its name from the Illinois Central Railroad.

Speaker Series

Please join us for our monthly Speaker Series, coordinated by Series Chairperson Mike Warden and Director Allison Austin.  Each month brings new information about the history of our local, regional and state area.