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House Museums

The Peoria Historical Society invites visitors to discover the lifestyles of yesteryear with a tour of these two historic homes.


John C. Flanagan House Museum

 History of the John C. Flanagan House Museum

942 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603 

Map to Flanagan House  

The John C. Flanagan House Museum was built in 1837 on Peoria's east bluff by Judge John C. Flanagan and is the oldest standing house in Peoria. This American Federalist style house offers a spectacular view of the Illinois River Valley. Collections of antique glass, china, furniture, toys, quilts and vintage clothing are displayed. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned by the Peoria Historical Society. It is also the headquarters of the (DAR) Daughters of the American Revolution, Peoria Chapter 

Pictures of Flanagan House through the Years

Tours

 

Tickets are $10 for one house or $15 for both house museums 

 Flanagan House Museum tours are lead by Society volunteers
during special events, by prescheduled appointments or by chance 

 

Call the Society office Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
at 309-674-1921 to schedule a tour
or
if you've discovered us on the weekend 
call 309-472-0498   

Have an event?  Consider renting the big, beautiful back yard of Flanagan House with a wonderful view of the Illinois River Valley.  Call for price and availability.

 


 


Pettengill-Morron House Museum

 

History of Pettengill-Morron House Museum


1212 W. Moss Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61606

Map to Pettengill-Morron House Museum 

 Built in 1868 in the Second Empire architectural style, the house has 11 rooms and contains a unique collection of objects from several Peoria families. In 1900 a colonial revival porch and porte-cochere were added, giving the home a grand Victorian appearance. Jean Morron acquired the property in 1953 and owned the house until her death in 1966.

 Tours

Pettengill-Morron House Museum tours are lead by Society volunteers
during special events, by prescheduled appointments or by chance. 

Open Sunday, June 5th from 1 - 4 pm 

 $10 tickets at the door or $15 for both historic house museums

The gift shop will be open for shopping with complimentary wrapping.

Call the Society office Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

at 309-674-1921 to schedule a tour for individual or group tours 

 

Have an event? Consider renting the big, beautfiful, private back yard of the Pettengill-Morron House Musesum. Call for price and availability.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Peoria History Tours 2016

Peoria History Tours narrated by certified guides from the Peoria Historical Society. All tours depart from the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Tours will be held on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays June through the end of October.

Upcoming Events

Rennick 52nd Juried Art Show

5/4/2016 to 5/28/2016

River City History Tour

6/2/2016 11:00 AM

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