New Museum Hours of Operation:
Closed from 11:15am-11:45am daily for lunch.
Glen Carbon Fire Department Family Fun Day
Saturday, September 23rd at 11:00am-2:00pm - FREE
This free event at the Heritage Museum shares the history of the fire department in Glen Carbon while offering a bounce house, obstacle course, games, and more! Grab a pretzel twist or pretzel dog from Pretzel-Pretzel Edwardsville while you are here, or listen to Storytime with the Glen Carbon Library.
Ghosts of Glen: Haunted History Walking Tour of Old Town
Friday, October 13 - TICKETS REQUIRED
Saturday, October 14 - TICKETS REQUIRED
Friday, October 27 - TICKETS REQUIRED
Saturday, October 28 - TICKETS REQUIRED
This event is made possible by cooperation with community partners Glen Carbon Library, Midwest Paranormal Investigator's Consortium, and Scooters Coffee.
America's First City: Cahokia Mounds
Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 1:00PM - FREE
Join us at the Heritage Musem as we welcome Cahokia Mounds representative Cristhian Flores Trujillo to discuss the history of the largest prehistoric archeological site north of Mexico and the surrounding region known as the American Bottom. This presentation includes social structures, arts, architecture, astronomy, agriculture, urban development, and more. Peruse the Heritage Museum's own stone tool collection afterward.
Visit the Opportunities page to get involved in preserving Glen Carbon's history.
Glen Carbon t-shirts are available in adult sizes to purchase for $10 each at the museum
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum mugs are available for $8.00 each at the museum or Village Hall.
A History of Glen Carbon Centennial book can be purchased for $10 each at the museum.
Joyce A. Williams' Images of America: Glen Carbon book is available for purchase at Village Hall or the Heritage Museum for $25 each.
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum canvas shopping bags are available for $8.00 each at the museum.