Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Date: Saturday, February 16th

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where: Douglas County Museum

Cost: $5 entry fee

​Looking for something to add to your militaria, firearm, or antique collection or are you in need of reenactment supplies? Come check out the collectors items and purchase items from dealers at our 2nd Antique Arms & Militaria Show at the museum. Entrance fee is $5.00.

Are you a dealer or collector that would like to participate? Register with the museum or an event leader. You must be pre-registered by February 10th. All firearms MUST be pre-1898. The cost to have a table is $10.00. For more details or to register for the event, contact the museum at 217-253-2535 or one of our event leaders: Kim McGee at 217-369-3754 or Dana Hales at 217-712-6236.

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Interested in renting out the Museum for an event or even just a short meeting? We rent out our main exhibit space for all kinds of events from short business meetings to large fundraising events.  Our exhibit cases are all on wheels and can move off the floor.  We also have a full kitchen, dinner service sets, flatware, dishes, banquet tables, and chairs that are available for you to use. If you are interested in renting the building for your event, please call us at 217-235-2535 or email us at douglascountymuseum@hotmail.com.  Download the rental form and send it along with your request.

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