The Millikin Homestead is open to the public for tours (brochure).

  • The last Sunday of each month, April - October
  • 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • Suggested Donation: $2.00 adults; $0.50 children

In addition to the Open House hours, tours can be arranged to accomodate your schedule.

  • Individual: $5.00 per person; minimum $20.00
  • Youth Groups (summer camps, clubs, etc.): $1.00 per person
  • School Groups: Free


The Homestead is available for rental for special occasions, social and business meetings. Inside the home or the lawn can be rented.

Inside Rentals

  • Maximum occupancy: 50-75 people
  • Approximately 35-40 people can be accommodated for a sit-down meal
  • $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
  • Homestead members recieve a 10 percent discount on rental fees (brochure)

Outside Rentals

The lawn of Homestead is also available for rental. The beautiful grounds provide a lovely setting for a wedding or party.

  • $250.00 flat fee
  • No access to the house


The Homestead and grounds can be scheduled for photography sessions

  • Inside photos: $25.00 per hour
  • Outside photos: $10.00 per hour

Virtual Tour

If you cannot visit the historic home in person, please enjoy this video tour of the Homestead.

For more information about tours or rentals, please contact the homestead.

  • Phone: 217.422.9003 - Please leave a voice mail and your call will be returned.
  • Email: