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History museum mines the past of the town of Joliet, its people, and how their stories relate to the whole of American history

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate membership by expiration date, membership expires 1 year from activation date. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


History museums let you gaze in awe at the progress of society and stare in wonder at the relatively few advancements that seem to have been made in exit signs. Check it out with this Groupon.

Choose From Three Options

  • $6 for admission for two (up to a $12 value)
  • $12 for admission for four (up to a $24 value)
  • $22 for an annual family membership (up to a $45 value)

Membership benefits include unlimited free museum admission for a year, a 10% discount in the gift shop, subscription to a quarterly newsletter, reduced program fees, and priority program registration.

Joliet Area Historical Museum

By highlighting the goings-on in the community of Joliet, The Joliet Area Historical Museum scans the entirety of American history from the perspective of the town's inhabitants. Housed inside the former Ottawa Street Methodist Church, multimedia exhibits artfully assembled from audio-visual displays, touch screens, and life-size models illustrate the stories plucked from the eventful timelines of the town and its people.

Occupying two full stories, permanent exhibit The Soaring Achievements of John C. Houbolt honors the life and work of former resident Dr. Houbolt, who had a primary role in NASA's race to the moon. The exhibit's life-size Lunar Lander even allows guests to step inside and glimpse the accommodations and controls, revealing a control panel more complicated than a single button labeled "Go to Moon." In addition to its permanent collection, the museum also keeps an active calendar full of special events.


100% of 16 customers recommend

  • “Museum is compact and can be enjoyed in an hour or two. Interesting history, especially the Houbolt exhibit.”

  • “Nice job of coordinating video with the display.”

  • “Really enjoyed learning the history of the Joliet area. Great history lesson.”

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    204 North Ottawa Street

    Joliet, IL 60432


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Joliet Area Historical Museum

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