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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days

Dates: Jul. 17, 2020 - Jul. 19, 2020
Category: Education/History Ongoing
Location: Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815-723-5201
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The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exhibit Galleries, refreshments and gift shop discounts.

The following days are the 2020 FREE Museum Days: 1/20/2020: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2/17/2020: Presidents' Day 5/2/2020: Red Carpet Corridor Event 5/9/2020: Star Wars Days Scavenger Hunt 6/6/2020: Star Wars Days 7/17-19/2020: John C. Houbolt / NASA Trailer Exhibit Anniversary Program 10/12/2020: Columbus Day 11/27/2020: Light up the Holidays

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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