The Hieronymus (HAIR-on-i-mus) Mueller Museum of Decatur, IL is partnering with the Decatur Area Arts Council to showcase a selection of museum founder, Jane Mueller’s personal art collection. The show will be up April 1-23 in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Decatur Area Arts Council. All of the art will be for sale, with proceeds supporting the Arts Council. Learn more at DecaturARTS.org.
Decatur Attorney Loves History
June 29, 2020
Learn more about Decatur and Hieronymus Mueller’s history in this short video by Gary Geisler!
Decatur Magazine: Living The American Dream
Decatur Magazine, June 1, 2020
Visit the Hieronymus Mueller Museum and you’ll step into the rich story of a man heralded as a creative genius, prolific inventor and community champion. Chapters, as viewed through Mueller Company’s lens, are historical snapshots only Decatur can share.
Herald & Review: Mueller Breaks Fresh Ground
Herald & Review, October 29, 2019
WAND-TV: Discovering Central Illinois
WAND-TV, October 23, 2019
Herald & Review: Benefits Still Flow from Mueller’s Legacy
Herald & Review, August 8, 2019
WAND-TV: A portrait of the American dream
WAND-TV, November 6, 2017
Hieronymus Mueller moved to the United States in 1832. Through hard work and dedication, Mueller helped change the gas and water industry. Mueller was a German immigrant and an inventor and businessman.
Herald & Review: Mueller’s Inventions Still Significant
Herald & Review, September 22, 2017
PBS: Heartland Highways
PBS, January 31, 2014
The Cross at the Crossroads in Effingham is seen by many, and we’ll share the story behind the big symbol. We’ll take you inside the Mueller Family museum in Decatur; started by German immigrant Hieronymus Mueller in the late 1800s, the Mueller Company became famous for fire hydrants, butterfly valves and much more.