All Wars Museum

Location: Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy, 1707 North 12th Street, Quincy, IL, PH: (217) 640-2270.

Hours of Operation: Museum hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Sundays, the museum is open 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum will be closed on Mondays. The Museum Season is March 1st through the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving.

For Group Tours: Guided tours of the facility are available to individuals, classes, and organizations by contacting Curator Bob Craig at 217-640-5405.

Feature Exhibits: The All Wars Museum is located on the grounds of the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy. The museum, under the direction of Curator Bob Craig and Associate Curator Les Miller, has added approximately 300 square feet of display area. Several new exhibits have been added to the museum and many more have been improved.

The All Wars Museum has been in operation approximately 30 years. The mission of the museum is to preserve and exhibit artifacts and equipment relevant to the history of America's military engagements. The museum has over 5,000 artifacts from every United States military engagement dating from the Revolutionary War through the current "War on Terrorism".


Donations still needed for the museum:

Mannequins (male)
Music Stands (kind used for sheet music)
Ankle High Brown Leather Boots (male)
Brown & Black Laced Oxford Shoes (female)
Brown Laced Low Heel Shoes (female)
Brown or Black Combat Boots (all eras)
Dogtags (for dogtag display)
Canteens (all eras)
Web and Canvas Gear
Duffel Bags and Sea Bags
Tents and Shelter Halves
Jerry Cans (gas or water)
Old Flags (U.S., military, or foreign)
Yank Magazines
Stars and Stripes Newspapers
WWII Era Post Cards
Old Style Baseball Mitt, Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat, and Baseball (WWII era)


If your company, veterans groups or military organization has an item for donation, please contact our curator Mr. Bob Craig at 217-640-5405. If Bob is not available contact Mr. Rick Gengenbacher at 217-640-2270.