310B Greenbriar Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 452-8588
Fax: (309) 452-8588
Orpheum Children's Science Museum is housed in the historic Orpheum theater. The exhibits and programs at the science museum are curriculum based such that the child learns through observation. Various models, charts, diagrams encourage the scientific abilities in the child, developing in them, an interest for the subject and an aptitude to pursue it further. While other museums preserve ancient artifacts, this museum preserves the historical monument of Orpheum theater along with building new scientists that will help in the development of the society.
Home turf to the Fighting Illini wrestling and volleyball teams of University of Illinois, Huff Hall remains a popular multi-use area. Established in the year 1925, the arena commemorates the university's athletic director, George Huff.
The State Farm Center, formerly called Assembly Hall, is a multipurpose entertainment facility that hosts tuck rallies, Broadway shows, Home & Garden Shows, and children’s events. The facility’s glowing white dome roars with the cheers of nearly 16,000 people when full.
One of the pioneering educational institutes in Illinois, the Jubilee College State Park stands six miles (9.65 kilometers) west of Peoria, Illinois. The college was closed in 1862 post the Bishop’s death. In 1933, the college building and the huge grounds were offered to the State of Illinois. The park was further expanded to 3200 acres (1295 hectares). The State offers guided tours to the restored 1840s building, the varied classrooms, dormitories, and so on. The park boasts of more than 160 species of birds and wild turkeys. Such features make a trip to here a riveting experience.