What to know about Decatur's Heroes Hall opening July 7 Jun 22, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Children's Museum The Children’s Museum of Illinois is scheduled to open a law-enforcement themed exhibition on July 7. PROVIDED Children's Museum The two-story, 7,000-square-foot exhibit is called “Heroes Hall.” JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Children's Museum The $3 million exhibit was funded by Macon County Sheriff Howard Buffet. JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Children's Museum The museum also plans to expand partnerships with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies. JIM BOWLING, Herald & Review Children's Museum Construction crews began working on the project in September. It is the first time the lakeside facility at 55 S. Country Club Rd. has expanded since it opened in 1995. JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Children's Museum Executive Director Amber Kaylor previously said Heroes Hall aims to give children a positive introduction to law enforcement, an idea sparked after conversations with her husband, Decatur police Detective Brian Kaylor.CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular Coroner: Decatur police investigating death of 19-month-old boy, cause of death undetermined Coroner identifies man killed in Illinois 121 motorcycle crash UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in Route 121 head-on crash City to hold lottery to help qualifying Decatur residents with home repairs Facing tight budget, Decatur creates civilian officer jobs over police union objections View All Promotions promotion Enter to win a $50 Gift Card in the Cozy Up With A Cuppa Sweepstakes! promotion Which pizza topping are you?