A school group gets a tour of the Funk family homestead in Shirley, Il. LaFayette Funk II amassed the collection during the second half of his life, leading to the museum to bill itself as the largest one-man mineral collection in the world. The museum's collection is big enough to make the Smithsonian jealous. From petrified wood to moon rocks. There isn't much that LaFayette didn't collect. - Illinois Farm Bureau Partners A school group gets a tour of the Funk family homestead in Shirley, Il. LaFayette Funk II amassed the collection during the second half of his life, leading to the museum to bill itself as the largest one-man mineral collection in the world. The museum's collection is big enough to make the Smithsonian jealous. From petrified wood to moon rocks. There isn't much that LaFayette didn't collect. - Illinois Farm Bureau Partners

A school group gets a tour of the Funk family homestead in Shirley, Il. LaFayette Funk II amassed the collection during the second half of his life, leading to the museum to bill itself as the largest one-man mineral collection in the world. The museum’s collection is big enough to make the Smithsonian jealous. From petrified wood to moon rocks. There isn’t much that LaFayette didn’t collect.

A school group gets a tour of the Funk family homestead in Shirley, Il.  LaFayette Funk II amassed the collection during the second half of his life, leading to the museum to bill itself as the largest one-man mineral collection in the world. The museum’s collection is big enough to make the Smithsonian jealous. From petrified wood to moon rocks. There isn’t much that LaFayette didn’t collect.