Watch re-enactors portray life during the 18th Century French fur trade era, then learn through hands-on activities how that time period compares to modern life at the 33rd annual "Island Rendezvous."
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Visitor Center Amenities
The Isle a la Cache Museum offers visitors an adventure in 18th century history, when the "Illinois Country" was home to French voyageurs and native Potawatomi. The Museum features interactive exhibits of the Great Lakes fur trade of the 1700s, in addition to a replica Native American longhouse.
The Museum features a gift shop, where visitors can purchase
replica arrowheads, Professor Noggin's card games, and books about
French and Native American history. Free District publications and trail
maps are also available.
The following permits are available for purchase at the Visitor Center:
A variety of fun and educational public programs are hosted at Isle a la Cache Museum throughout the year, including historical demonstrations and campfire programs. The Museum also features the annual premier program "Island Rendezvous" in June. View upcoming programs.
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Isle a la Cache Museum is located at 501 E. Romeo Road (135th Street), east of Route 53, in Romeoville.