(70 ILCS 1105/8) (from Ch. 85, par. 6808)
    Sec. 8. Real estate. A museum district may acquire lands for its purposes (i) by lease, (ii) in fee simple by gift, grant, legacy, purchase, or condemnation, or (iii) by easement. A museum district may construct, lay out, improve, and maintain wells, power plants, comfort stations, shelter houses, paths, driveways, public roads, roadways, and other improvements and facilities that are necessary or desirable for its purposes. A museum district also may grant licenses, easements, and rights-of-way for the construction, operation and maintenance upon, under, or across any property of the district of facilities for water, sewage, telephone, telegraph, electric, gas, or other public utilities, subject to the terms and conditions determined by the district.
(Source: P.A. 86-477.)