DeMoulin Museum

Main menu: Home Factory History - Timeline About Museum Merchandise Contact Us - Tour Information

Visit The DeMoulin Museum in Greenville, Illinois

IMAGES and GRAPHICS have been hidden in the PRINT VIEW of this page.

News menu: Archived News

Museum to unveil Atlanta Olympic Band Uniforms Display

Olympic Band Highlighted in New Display

(May 14, 2018) - During its 126 year history, DeMoulin Bros. & Co. of Greenville, Illinois has manufactured products for fraternal lodges, circuses, celebrities, and marching bands around the world. The DeMoulin Museum, which showcases the company’s diverse history, will soon add a permanent display telling another remarkable chapter. The Atlanta Olympic Band (AOB) uniforms, one of the factory’s most prestigious projects, will be spotlighted in the display to be unveiled during a ceremony Saturday, June 2.
  Created in 1992 to promote the upcoming Olympics in Atlanta, the band was comprised of band students across Georgia, who auditioned for the AOB. The band performed at President Clinton’s first inaugural, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, half-time of an Atlanta Falcons game, and several other functions prior to the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympics. Since opening in 2010, the DeMoulin Museum has hoped to create a display showcasing the Atlanta Olympic Band uniforms.
  The public is welcome to the unveiling of the display, Saturday, June 2. Members of the AOB will be on hand at 10:30 a.m. for a question/answer session with the audience, followed by the unveiling at 11:00 a.m., then a reception with refreshments. Admission is free. The DeMoulin Museum is located at 205 S. Prairie St. in Greenville, Illinois.
  Read the full Press Release on our NEWS PAGE.




GROUP TOURS WELCOME

Tours of the Museum can be arranged for any day of the week. Call to schedule one. In our new location, we can accommodate as many as 60 people. Minimum 6 people, please.

Plan a bus or group tour by connecting with the curator. Your tour of the DeMoulin Museum can be specialized for your group and combined with other interesting attractions in Greenville's downtown and country. Get information and schedule your tour by contacting us at (618) 664-4115 or by using our email form.

PROGRAMS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Looking for a program for your historical society, club, school class, or fraternal organization? John Goldsmith, DeMoulin Museum curator, is available. He'll share the story of this unique company through a series of images, artifacts, and demonstrations. For more information (including booking fees), e-mail us today.



Overview of Museum

Founded in 1892 as a manufacturer of lodge paraphernalia and regalia, DeMoulin Bros. & Co. of Greenville, Illinois is one of the nation's leading makers of marching band uniforms. The company's diverse production history has included graduation caps and gowns, choir robes, church and lodge furniture, and lodge initiation devices.

The DeMoulin Museum, founded in 2010, pays tribute to the founders, employees, and amazing products created by this unique factory. Though the museum contains examples of many of DeMoulin's creations, the lodge initiation devices---including the Bucking Goat; Invisible Paddle Machine; and Lifting and Spraying Machine---are what have attracted visitors from over 30 states.

GoFundMe Campaign
Wink-a-dink

Hours

September through May:
Sat: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

June through August:
Fri: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sun: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Admission by donation.
Group tours welcome.

DeMoulin Museum
205 S. Prairie, Greenville, IL, 62246
Two blocks southeast of the Greenville square.

(618) 664-4115

Follow DeMoulin Museum on Facebook! DeMoulin Museum on Facebook


Virtual Tour

Invention.Imagination.Industry



Catalog Page - The Bucking Goat



Red Hat Lady with Lindenwood Senior Group May 2016




Help support the DeMoulin Museum!

The DeMoulin Museum is supported by a not-for-profit organization through the Bond County Community Foundation. Although endorsed by DeMoulin Bros. & Co., the DeMoulin Museum is not operated by the factory. Your donation is important to maintaining the museum.

Get your Sponsorship Form by clicking here.



Catalog Page - DeMoulin's Patent Lung Tester



Catalog Page - Knife Throwing Stunt


An O'Fallon Missouri family visits in August 2016



Tour Group October 2011


Catalog Page - The Guillotine




Web Counter

website visitors