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The Millikin Homestead is open to the public for tours (brochure) .
  • Last Sunday of each month
  • April - October
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Admission fee: $2.00 adults; $0.50 children

Call the Homestead to schedule a tour outside of open house times.
  • Public: $5.00 per person; minimum $20.00
  • Youth Groups (summer camps, clubs, etc.): $1.00 per person
  • School Groups: Free

For special tours or rentals (inside or lawn), contact Dawn Buck .
  • Phone: 217.429.6943 (leave voicemail)
  • E-mail: dbuck319@aol.com

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Rental Rates

The Homestead is also available for rental. Maximum occupancy: 50-75 people (brochure)

Inside Rentals
We have approximately 35-40 place settings and chairs for a sit-down dinner.
  • $100.00 per hour from start to end of event
  • $50 for set-up and clean-up time
  • $100.00 non-refundable check due when making reservation

Lawn Rentals
The lawn of Homestead is also available for rental.
  • $250.00 flat fee
  • No access to the house

Additional Rates
You can also schedule to take photos inside and outside of the Homestead.
  • Inside photos: $25.00 per hour
  • Outside photos: $10.00 per hour

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