Historical Society Hours:
The museum will temporarily be closed from October 26 through November 29 to prepare The Festival of Lights Exhibit.

Festival of Lights Hours: November 29, 2021 through January 6, 2022. Free admission.

Mondays through Thursdays: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m

Fridays: Closed

Saturdays: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Special Hours: Friday, December 3: Open 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. before the Library Concert.

To arrange tours at other times, contact Barb Dust at 708-474-7497.


The museum is closed the 4th Monday of the month for the Historical Society program. Click to see upcoming programs.

Lansing Journal Newspaper (historical issues)
View the Lansing Journal/The Sun/Sun-Journal Newspapers (1935-1983)

The Historical Society meets on the 4th Monday of the month in the Lansing Public Library Community Room.
Following their business meeting, they host interesting historical presentations.

Contact the Lansing Historical Society:

The Lansing Historical Society Museum Curator can be reached at 708-474-7497, ask for Barb.
You may also leave a message on the museum's answering machine if they are not open. 708-474-2447, ext. 176.

Tours are arranged directly with the museum curator.


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Read the Books about Lansing, Illinois!

Lansing, Illinois book coverLansing, Illinois
by Lansing Author Carrie Steinweg.


Legendary Locals book coverLegendary Locals
by Lansing Author Carrie Steinweg.

Lansign Centennial CoverView online!
August 14-August 21, 1954

Thank you to Terry Rice for scanning and sharing!
Thank you to John Kapteyn for lending his copy to Terry!


Lansing Bicentennal Reflections book coverView online!
Lansing Bicentennial Reflections, 1776-1976

Thank you to Lawrence Varkalis for scanning and sharing!


Also, another regional title:

Hammon Bicentennial Book CoverView online!
Hammond, Indiana's American Bicentennial Yearbook 1976

Thank you to Lawrence Varkalis for scanning and sharing!