Upcoming Events

The museum is offering a free ride to three destinations this summer. Sponsored by the Byron Forest Preserve. We plan visit:

  • Contigny Park in Wheaton IL – Tuesday, June 3 (Free Admission)
  • Railway Museum in Union IL – Tuesday, June 24 ($8 Admission)
  • Barnacopia in Polo IL – Thursday, August 28 ($10 Admission)

Space is limited and registration is required at least two weeks in advance.

Antique Appraisal
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 5:00-8:00 PM
Museum will open at 5:00 PM, appraisals will be scheduled 5:30-7:30. Call to reserve a time for your antique or collectable to be viewed and described 815-234-5031 spaces are limited. ($5 donation per item, no more than 3 items per person) Spectators are welcome and admission is free.

ByronFest Quilt Show
July 11, 12, 13, 2014
Enjoy dozens of quilts hung throughout the museum in addition to the exhibits. Volunteers are needed for the 26th annual Quilt Show.

Quilt Show Hours:
5-8 pm Friday, July 11
10am-7 pm Saturday, July 12
11am-2 pm Sunday, July 13

*Judged Quilt Show with Ribbons and Cash Prizes *
Entry Fee: 5.00 per article No fee for Youth & Just for Show
Entry Categories: Quilts, Antique Quilts, Wall Hangings, Youth (16 & under), Quilted Clothes, Wearable Art, Just for Show

Call 815-234-5031 or email director@byronmuseum.org for more details.