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New display opens at museum

Published: Saturday, March 1, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

BYRON – An open house is planned for 5-8 p.m. March 14 to unveil Byron Museum of History’s new agriculture exhibit at 110 Union St.

The public is welcome; entertainment and refreshments will be provided. Museum admission is free.

The museum also offers free guided tours of its facility for school and community groups. The hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, or by appointment.

Exhibits include the Underground Railroad, Byron Veterans, Byron Business, Outhouses, and A.G. Spalding. Teaching guides and activity materials also are available.

To schedule a tour, email or call 815-234-5031.

Go to for more information.

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