Riverside Historical Commission Museum - Riverside, IL
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N 41° 49.672 W 087° 49.201
16T E 431904 N 4630988
Quick Description: The Riverside Historical Museum is located in Riverside's historic Water Tower Pump House and is managed and operated by the seven-member volunteer Riverside Historical Commission.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2008 5:54:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM3HDM
The museum contains approximately 16,000 documents and artifacts that are primarily dedicated to preserving the rich history of Riverside. It houses documentary history of the Village of Riverside and environs: Archival materials include origins, territorial plats, maps, manuscripts, architectural drawings, records of Village management and civic organizations, Historic Structure Survey, photographic records, books, audiovisual tapes and transcriptions and artifacts. It houses many nationally significant artifacts relating to Riverside, Frederick Law Olmsted, and to the many noteworthy architects who have built structures in Riverside.
27 Riverside Road
Riverside, IL 60546
Hours of Operation:
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Saturday, on designated evenings during the summer months, or by appointment. Contact the Historical Commission at 447-2542 or History@Riverside.il.us
Admission is free.
Museum Size: Small
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Gift Shop: Not Listed
Cost: Not Listed
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