Tours are available throughout the day. The average wait time for a tour varies, please call ahead to check current wait times. (217) 782.6776
There is a suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for children and $15 for families.
The site is open 9 AM until 5 PM Wednesday through Sunday year round and seasonally on Monday and Tuesday 10 AM – 2 PM. Closed on some holidays, please call in advance (217) 782-6776 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire. Please note that the last tour begins with a video at approximately 3:45 PM.
The walking tour lasts about an hour. There is a seven minute video prior to the walking tour. Please plan 1.5 hours in your schedule for your total visitation time.
Photographs may be taken outside only.
The Sumac Shop, located in the Carriage House has a nice selection of books, gifts, reproductions and souvenirs. You can also shop online at www.sumacshop.com however the shop carries a number of unique items not available online.
Everything for sale in our shop can be shipped, simply ask the staff to ship your purchases.
Parking is available in the site lot off of Cook Street just west of the YMCA building. Drive west past the Y, over the railroad tracks and turn left into our lot. Parking is free. Also see Map .
Due to severe budget cuts, the Dana-Thomas House is not available for non-site related special usage at this time.
The site is staffed seven days per week except holidays. The number is (217) 782-6776
For any other questions please call the site at (217)782-6776 or email email@example.com