“Wonder Women in History” at the Illinois State Museum
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois State Museum visitors can learn about some of the amazing women from Illinois history through activities, crafts, and displays at the “Wonder Women in History” Super Saturday event for kids and families at the Museum in Springfield on Sat., March 4.
Many women have contributed their talents to the history and heritage of Illinois. Families participating in the “Wonder Women in History” event will be introduced to historic and modern women who made their mark through photographs and items from the Museum’s collections. Children will be able to design a postage stamp featuring their favorite female role model, and dream about how they will change the world when they grow up through a fun super-hero craft.
Each month, Super Saturday offers free, thematic activities recommended for children ages 5 and up. Activities take 30-40 minutes to complete and feature crafts and educational games. Parents and families are encouraged to participate.
The “Wonder Women in History” event is scheduled for 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on March 4. For additional information, please contact events [at] illinoisstatemuseum [dot] org or 217-782-0061. Activities are free with Museum admission ($5 admission for adults ages 19-64; free admission for children, seniors, and veterans). The Illinois State Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 noon until 4:30 p.m. The Museum is located at 502 South Spring Street in Springfield.