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Hieronymus Mueller Museum

420 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522-2189
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Lots of Local History

This museum packs tons of history in a small space! You not only learn about Hieronymus Mueller and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
JZimmerman3
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Decatur, Illinois
Wonderful! Very well done and informative

Surprisingly, this small museum is very well put together. It clearly tells the story of the... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
Wilkisa
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Illinois
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19 Oct 2016
“Lots of Local History”
15 Jul 2016
“Wonderful! Very well done and informative”
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420 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522-2189
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This museum packs tons of history in a small space! You not only learn about Hieronymus Mueller and his family, there is lots of history about the local area as well. Definitely worth visiting to learn about all the accomplishments Mueller made!

Thank JZimmerman3
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Surprisingly, this small museum is very well put together. It clearly tells the story of the Mueller Company founder and his inventions, as well as his impact during the Industrial Age. Very interesting stories of his family and interweaving with the other major business in...More

Thank Wilkisa
Reviewed 13 January 2016

H Mueller came from Germany in the 1850's ..........His company has survived for over 150 years in Decatur . Most of the products seen at this location are subterranean .......... but, extremely important in our everyday lives

Thank tmh564
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I went here with a ladies group in November. I had never been in it and I was shocked how interesting and wonderful the museum is. Although small, there are so many interesting items of Decatur and Muller Co and it takes quite a while...More

Thank gottashiner
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I stumbled across this small museum last December on a tour of Christmas Open Businesses. It has lots of historical item related to the Mueller Company on whose grounds it is located. I learned a lot about the history of the company. Since that's the...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This is a museum focused on all the patents received by Hieronymus Mueller who came here as a gunsmith, but wound up as an important engineer on water mains, water valves and hydrants. A great little museum to go to for understanding the water infrastructure...More

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