Marseilles Elementary School 2nd grade visited the Museum, learned some history, painted pumpkins, and just had fun.

The Museum does not have regular hours. Instead, the Museum will be open for events listed below.  

The Museum also opens for group visits -- contact us to set up a time for your group's visit.  

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Church History

September 22, 2017

Past Events

In March the Museum introduced a new exhibit about a Marseilles business, Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating.  This event was attended by many residents who were involved in Seattle Sutton's over the past 32 years.  Watch the video

September  2018 - Corn Sheller Demonstration

The Museum plans to open for a fall event, featuring a demonstration of an antique corn sheller machine.  These machines were produced by the Marseilles Manufacturing Co, which was later purchased by John Deere.   Join us for sweet corn and lemonade.  Check back for details. 

March 7, 2018


October  4, 2017

On veterans day, the Museum honored Marseilles World War II veterans.   

We have archived their stories here:

At this event seven Marseilles churches shared some food and interesting history of each church.

Read more at Marseilles churches share history and faith.

July 14, 2018 - Laddie Tonielli

November 11, 2017  - Veterans

During Marseilles Fun Days 2018, the Museum opened a new exhibit about famous Marseilles welterweight boxer Laddie Tonielli.  Laddie's son, Terry Tonielli, delivered a talk about this famous hometown boxer.

Click the video to hear this talk.

Marseilles High School Class of 1976 reunion arranged for private opening of the museum.  

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