Explore Kankakee County
There are several fun things to do when you’re in Kankakee, IL, and one of them is museum strolling! Discover the county’s history and culture when you visit us at Kankakee County Museum.
We've partnered with Kankakee Podcast - a podcast about the people and places of Kankakee County - hosted by Jake LaMore! Once a month our team will be joining the show to share local history! Listen and subscribe to their mailing list for updates by visiting https://kankakeepodcast.com/
About the Events
Rhubarb Festival 2021
The Kankakee County Museum presents the 31st Annual Rhubarb Festival! On Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, join us as we celebrate the pie plant! There will be vendors, rhubarb and strawberry-rhubarb pies for sale, a baking contest, dime toss, tours of the Taylor one-room Schoolhouse as well as the historic Doctor Small Home, and more.
Rhubarb Festival Vendor Information
*Please email Alyssa Blanchette at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to receive our vendor application.
Gallery of Trees 2021
Join us on December 1 to 30 at Kankakee County Museum for our annual holiday event. The museum is decorated with over 30 Christmas trees. Vote for your favorite! The suggested donation price is $2.00.
We are open Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with the exception of December 24 and 25.