Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66

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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66

The Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 is a public charity 501c3 nonprofit organization that exists to preserve the history of musicians and bands with ties to Illinois while educating visitors about our rich music history. Our mission will meet our goals through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves and exhibits artifacts of artists who have reached national and international recognition, and by providing enlightening educational programs

Our Vision for the Museum

Illinois has a rich musical heritage that has influenced other musical artists across the globe. Musicians from Rockford to Chicago, Champaign to downstate Illinois have played an integral part of the music scene for decades creating music that transcends many genres.

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Membership Benefits include:

  • Voting Rights for the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Hall of Fame

  • Free Admission - Visit the museum any day during regular hours

  • Gift Shop Discount - Get 10% off purchases in store

  • Quarterly Newsletter on upcoming events, exhibits and more

  • Members Only Events - for special events and exhibits (some exceptions)

  • Pre-sale notices for special events

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Saturday, September 10th, 2022 from 3PM -8PM will be an evening of wine,  jazz, vendors &  food.  Visit HERE to check out more information!