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Hours of Operation

The Heritage Museum is open on the first and third Sunday afternoons from 1:00 until 4:00. The Museum is also generally open every Tuesday morning from 9:00 to noon.

The Museum will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

The construction of our elevator is finally complete and we are now handicapped accessible! Those needing the elevator are asked to enter the Museum toward the rear of the building.

2019 Photo Contest

The Mascoutah Historical Society is pleased to announce opening of the 2019 Photography Contest, "The Many Faces of Mascoutah."

Click here for a complete set of the photo contest rules.

Click here for the subject photo release form, required if your photo includes a person. You must have the person's permission to submit the photo to the contest.

Click here for the form that must accompany your photos when you submit them. Or, you can complete the form at the museum when you deliver your photos.

The contest entries are due by March 17, 2019. An Opening Reception, at which 6 of the 7 prizes will be announced, will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Museum. The People's Choice Award will be awarded on Homecoming Sunday, August 4, 2019. For a complete list of the prizes and sponsors, please download a copy of the photo contest rules at the link above.

Now Available!
Remembering Mascoutah: Reflecting On What's Been Going On In Our Hometown

by Marilyn Welch

In honor of the Mascoutah Historical Society's 40th anniversary, Marilyn has compiled a series of tales based on her popular newspaper articles from the past few years. Now she has written additional stories that add to the history of many activities from Mascoutah's past, both long ago and recent.

This 200+ page book includes many photographs. Price: $25.00

Click here for an order form for Marilyn's new book.

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