Alto Vineyards owns and operates a retail wine shop and tasting room in Champaign. Along with their award winning wines, one will find a selection of gifts, including custom gift baskets, gourmet foods, and local artwork. They offer indoor as well as outdoor seating to relax and enjoy their atmosphere, as well as live entertainment. Available for private functions too.
Museum of the Grand Prairie has an extensive collection interpreting 19th and early 20th century life in East-Central Illinois. Two floors of exhibits present architecture, trades and occupations, decorative arts, and childhood and domestic life of the time. The Discovery Room offers hands-on opportunities for children to interact and learn about the residents of the Grand Prairie. Educational programs are offered for all ages throughout the year.
The Orpheum Children's Science Museum, located in the 1914 Orpheum Theatre, is one of the finest buildings in downstate Illinois. Children of all ages are given the opportunity to learn science at their own pace in an informal setting. Current exhibits include gosh images, zoetropes, dino-dig, a PVC pipe organ, and many more! Field trips are encouraged!