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Vermilion County War Museum

307 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832-4769
+1 217-431-0034
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Nice military museum

Stopped by on way to Peoria. A lot of material and displays. Volunteers are very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Elizabethtown, Indiana
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It's an interesting place with interesting volunteers to talk to. If you're a history buff, this... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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307 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832-4769
+1 217-431-0034
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on way to Peoria. A lot of material and displays. Volunteers are very knowledgeable and excited to to tell you about displays. We spent about 2 hours at museum. We were traveling in RV and were able to park behind museum with no...More

Thank Etonian30
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It's an interesting place with interesting volunteers to talk to. If you're a history buff, this is a museum to check out.

Thank EllenH1965
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is not a huge museum but it covers so much of history and the displays are very well done. They have made great effort to bring you the best. You can spend and easy hour but if your into war history plan on two...More

Thank travelgirl3944
Reviewed 10 September 2016

What a great museum. Well put together and so much information about every war our country has been involved in. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth the stop!

Thank CharismaJ2
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stopped by this museum while I was visiting Danville last month. I'll be honest- I figured a museum in a town the size of Danville probably wouldn't have much to their exhibits. I will happily admit that I was WRONG! This is one of...More

1  Thank averyfan
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Come take a walk back into history. See the place were Lincon slept and adressed the town. The medical office of prominent citizens of the day. See examples of the industry that made the area well known. It is all here and much more.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The staff was very courteous. They were dressed up as different presidents. They also did the battle of the gettysburg war

Thank jerrywomanforever
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Went to visit as a family staying with friends in Danville what a great museum to all the forces of the US in all the wars from the Indian Wars to the present run by volunteers

Thank AndrewFuller0104
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were interested in the Civil War and found a very nice display, much larger than we thought it would be. We were amazed at the extent of all the collections, even a display for trench art and a special room just for D-Day with...More

Thank illini61
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We were pleasantly surprised to see that the city of Danville, Illinois, with a population of only 32,000 people, is home to the Vermilion County War Museum. Located at 307 North Vermilion Street in the old Carnegie Library building, it occupies almost 14,000 square feet...More

2  Thank Taylor B
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Is there RV parking nearby?
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