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Mendota Museums and Historical Society

Alex Revzan, Executive Director
PO Box 433 | Mendota, IL 61342



For full details about the museums, hours, and events visit their website and Facebook pages.

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Hume-Carnegie Museum

The 1904 Carnegie Library has been restored and provides a
two-story space to display photos, items and stories of
Mendota's past. Experience over 
150 years of area history.

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Union Depot Railroad Museum

The restored portion of the 1888 Union Depot provides a

perfect setting for a memorable, lifelike HO train layout of
Mendota in the 1930s and railroad memorabilia.

Breaking the Prairie Museum

The glass walls of this replica barn provide year-round open viewing of rotating displays, such as antique tools used to break the Illinois prairie and other early farm equipment.

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