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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

Coming Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 5 pm to 9 pm and

Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1 pm to 5 pm

Historic Holiday Home Tour

Flanagn House is showcasing "Country in the City"

There will be music by the String Trio "Cluck Ol Hens", 

vintage winter photography, an exhibit of vintage Christmas albums, 

Bob Page's incredible HO Models of old Peoria stores and 

the intriguing stories of Peoria's oldest home with holiday charm to inspire your holiday spirit.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

 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.

 Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm

or by appointment

Plan to visit the Butler's pantry gift shop.  

There is no entrace fee just to shop. 

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

children 6-12 are $3 and ages 13-18 are $5 with a student ID

 

Open Sunday, December 10th & 17th, 2017 from 1 pm to 4 pm

Historic Holiday Home Tour

Pettengill-Morron House is celebrating Christmas Traditions with a different theme in each room. 

See Santa and his workshop with vintage toys galore, a wonderful winter wedding display, 

lots of shimmer and sheen from the house silver collection gracing the dining room, a wildlife room,

 the fun collection of Miss Jean's velvety winter hats will warm your heart too. 

Be sure to visit the PM house gift shop for a vintage treasure to start your holiday shopping!

See our two historic house museums and 3 beautiful private homes

Tickets are $10 at the door.

 

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 

 

Butler's Pantry Vintage Gift Shop 

Browse wonderful vintage and antique items including china, silver, jewelry and artwork on the porch and in the gift shop. (Visit the gift shop anytime the house is open, even without a tour)

 

Have an event? Consider renting the big, beautfiful, private back yard of the Pettengill-Morron House Musesum. For a smaller event the porch is perfect! Call for price and availability.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Pettengill-Morron House Museum Tour

The Pettengill-Morron House Museum was built by Moses Pettengill in 1868 in the Second Empire architectural style, the house has 11 rooms.

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