Field House Museum (©D. Lancaster)
Built in 1845, this three-story structure was the childhood home of Eugene Field, the “Children’s Poet.” Field’s father, Roswell, initiated the lawsuit that led to the Supreme Court’s Dred Scott Decision. The museum houses exhibition space, a library and gift shop. Admission $10 adults, $5 children 7-16, free children 6 and under. Open W-Sa, 10 am-4 pm; Su, noon-4 pm.