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Byron Museum of History & Lucius Read House

Byron, IL - Ogle County
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Address:

  • 110 North Union St
  • Byron, IL, 61010
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Hours:

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Details

Featuring local history and the Lucius Read house (circa 1843), the museum’s exhibits include “Into the Outhouse”, “Byron in the Railroad Era, “Clamming on the Rock”, information about local professional baseball player A.G. Spalding, the Underground Railroad, and more. The Byron Museum is located at 110 N Union Street. Museum hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission is always free.Closed on Mondays. We are happy to accommodate  group tours outside regular hours.  Tours are free and are self guided or a docent can be arranged.  We also have ample meeting space available.  Call for group tours and event schedules.

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