French Heritage Museum


French Heritage Museum


Explore & Celebrate the French involvement in the history of the Kankakee River Valley—the first explorers and missionaries; the coureurs de bois and fur traders, and the pioneer settlers  from France, French Canada, and Belgium. 

Today, our French heritage continues to play a distinctive role in our community’s identity.

For more information call: Kankakee County Museum 815-932-5279 (Tuesday-Friday 10-4)

Hours: Saturday 1-4 pm

Closed January-March

165 N. Indiana Ave.

Kankakee, IL 60901

National  Register of Historic Places:
Listed in 1979  as the Lemuel Milk Carriage House

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