Elijah Iles House & the Museum of Springfield History | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

628 S. 7th St. Springfield, Illinois 62701

Saturday: Noon - 4 pm (Apr 29 - Oct 7) or by appointment



Springfield's oldest home circa 1830s, built in Greek Revival style by City Founder Elijah Iles.
A Sangamon County History exhibit can be found on the lower level including original period, as well as modern reproduction items.  Upstairs, on the main level of the home, the Phyllis Herndon Brissenden donations of 19th C. Springfield art, photos, and furnishings from her family are on view.  
An elevator is available to provide access to both main floors of the home.