Belleville Museum Day | June 1, 2019

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Join the Belleville Historical Society and other Belleville museums and societies for the sixth annual installment of museum day!

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time
: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Entry: Free and open to the public
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Historic Garfield Street Saloon Museum

633 E. Garfield Street | Belleville, IL 62220

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Brewmaster Tony Toenjes demonstrates beer brewing and answers questions

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Walking tour on Old Shawneetown Road

2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Walking tour on Old Shawneetown Road

Throughout the day (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.), enjoy:

  • Woodworking demonstrations by Jim Ross
  • Accordion performances by Mardy Eisloeffel and Charles Weyhaupt
  • Victorian children’s games
  • Recent additions to the museum’s collections on display — see artifacts of Belleville’s brewing and saloon heritage
  • Lunch stand in the Gartenplatz

Other participating museums:

  • Gustave Koerner House
  • Labor and Industry Museum
  • Victorian Home Museum – St. Clair County Historical Society
  • Emma Kunz House – St. Clair County Historical Society
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