Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
4922 Paradise Road
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 235-0222
Fax: (217) 235-0444
Arts & Museums
Located in a renovated 1859 depot and hotel by the train station, this charming museum showcases local history. Coles County Historical Society wants to perverse the county's history through entertaining exhibits that focus on an important rotating topic. Past exhibits have included Railroad Workers of Coles County and The Civil War.
The only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Offering exhibits and interactive displays.
A restored one-room schoolhouse from 1895-1945.
Each month the work of a different area artist or art group is featured in the foyer of the City of Charleston Municipal Building and in What's Cookin' restaurant.
This Queen Anne-style house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features the original woodwork and the 1920's-1940's furnishings.
This museum features Mike Yager's continuously expanding showcase of classic and low-mileage Corvettes, in addition to a wide array of Corvette Memorabilia. The entire collection is displayed in a unique 1950's-60's style backdrop, complete with storefront settings and jukebox music. Of the 30+ Corvettes on display, highlights include the "Last C4", the CERV 1, SCCA Challenge Race Cars, and a 1954 Roadster
Take a walk through this garden gallery, and enjoy paintings and prints by award winning artist Wilma Woidt Kruger.
Ten full-scale steam engines and five scale model steam engines and 12 stationary engines - all in working order. Two lino type machines dating back to the 1890