Enriching Minds

A quality education is paramount to any community’s success. And while Jacksonville, Illinois is committed to a brighter future with inclusive education opportunities for all children in modern, state-of-the-art facilities, we believe education goes far beyond the classroom. Museums and historic sites tell the remarkable story of our city from its humble frontier beginnings to its industrial influence. Learn the unique and diverse history of Jacksonville and see how those stories are driving a bright, promising future.

vintage Illinois College pendants at the Jacksonville museum