Summer Camp
“Living History Through
Arts and Music”

Monday, June 12 through
Friday, June 16, 2017 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At the museum, 1440 Monument Ave. Springfield, IL


• Campers: Grades 3-5
• Find the registration form on our website; or pick one up at the museum at 1440 Monument Ave.
• $100 per camper • Limited number of Scholarships are available.
• Registration deadline is May 31, 2017.

Contact us at 217-391-6323

Lunch and Snacks will be provided

Honor Your Loved Ones,
Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us on Saturday, May 27th from 12-4 as we cook out on the Museum's lawn. Join us for a $3 meal of hotdogs, chips, cookies and soda along with good companionship and some music. Take a tour inside the Museum and enjoy our exhibits and cool off in a minute. Donations will be appreciated. Go inside and sign our Honor Book - write a few notes honoring your loved ones or relate a special moment in Central Illinois. The book will remain as a permanent record in the museum . We are looking forward to your company.

Immediate Job Opening

The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum (SCIAAHM) is seeking to hire a Visitor and Docent Services Coordinator.  Selected applicant will be responsible for opening and closing museum, scheduling of tours, docents and volunteers, conducting tours, and the daily tidiness and cleanliness of the museum.  Must be able to pass a criminal background check. High School diploma, GED or equivalent required, A.A. or B.A. degree in relevant field preferred, 1-3 years of related experience required. Excellent communication and presentation skills a must. Must have reliable transportation. 25 – 30 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and references to All materials must be received by Friday, May 19, 2017.

Museum Hours
Tuesday through Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM

Admission to The Museum

Donations encouraged


Phone: (217 ) 391-6323
Toll Free: (877) 757-2247

  • Address
    1440 Monument Avenue
    Springfield, Illinois 62702

Special events and private guided tours can be made outside of general admission times. Please call the office to schedule your event.