Looking for unique and meaningful gifts this holiday season?

Visit the Illinois State Museum's Shop. You'll not only find high-quality items that inspire and educate, but your purchases will also directly support the Illinois State Museum's programs, exhibitions, and research projects. By shopping at the Illinois State Museum Shop, you can give back to the community and help preserve the rich cultural and natural heritage of Illinois.

Gifts for the Host

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Gifts for Readers

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  • New Vendor: Stemcell Science

    Nitinol is a unique alloy of nickel and titanium that exhibits a fascinating property known as shape memory. This means that the metal can be deformed at one temperature and then return to its original shape at another temperature.

  • Magical Geode Surprize Ball

    Unwind colorful crepe ribbon layers to discover a variety of 4 gemstone prizes including: amethyst, pearl, genuine meteorite, crystal, rose quartz & more. Prizes & colors vary. For Adults & Kids age 3+ - small parts. Handmade by artisans USA

  • New Museum Nerd Release

    Alicia Schultz is the talented designer behind the latest release of Museum Nerd. She is both a hand letterer and illustrator, using her skills to transform words into beautiful and inspiring works of art. Her unique use of color and hand-drawn style creates a inspirational result that is truly one of a kind.