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Upcoming Events

Trivia Night!
Saturday, December 3rd 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 6, Questions begin at 7:00 pm 

Hosted at Chapel in the Pines
$80/table of 8
Get ready to beat the competition in a battle of the brains! The Midwest Museum is hosting its first trivia night! Enjoy an evening of fun with your friends and family at this event. Refreshments and snacks will be sold; or you can BYOF! Exciting prizes for the winners!!

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Mouse Dissection
Thursday, December 15th, 7:00 pm
Members: $12, Non-members: $18

Learn all about the anatomy of a mouse in this hands-on dissection!
Register by November 29th by calling 815-895-9777.

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Festival of Trees: Tree Decorating Competition 
Registration: First come, first serve

Tree Decorating Dates: November 21st-30th during Museum hours
Cost: Non-profit organizations $40, Businesses $100

During the month of December the Museum gets dressed up for the holidays, featuring a display of over 20 trees decorated by businesses and non-profit groups.The public can vote for their favorite tree by making a donation to the Museum. The top three trees receive awards and participants are invited to the Museum's holiday party! The Museum provides the trees and the lights and your group provides the creativity. You may use home-made or store-bought ornaments. Trees should be decorated between November 21-30 during regular Museum hours. Click here to fill out an application today! Trees sold out last year, so call today to reserve yours: 815-895-9777.

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Seasonal Hours! 
October - February
Tuesday- Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Admission: $8 (Adults 12+), $5 (Children 2-11, Seniors 62+)

The Museum is switching to seasonal hours during the colder months of October - February. We are open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Hope to see you soon!  

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