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Saint Charles, Illinois
Historic House
Naperville, Illinois
Anthropology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Aurora, Illinois
Art
Aurora, Illinois
Aurora, Illinois
Art
Aurora, Illinois
History, Specialized
The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is located in Aurora's old Central Fire Station. The museum is open to the public regular hours, and features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families, and firefighters.
Aurora, Illinois
Batavia, Illinois
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Local history exhibits housed in an 1854 C. B. & Q. Railroad Depot. Permanent exhibits include railroad history, manufacture of windmills and a brief stay by Mary Todd Lincoln at Bellevue Place.
Batavia, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Wheaton, Illinois
History
Aurora, Illinois
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History
Bolingbrook, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Wheaton, Illinois
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Located in Wheaton, Ill., this sprawling, 500-acre park is where families wander through nature, get lost in history, play golf at an award-winning course, attend a big band concert, tag monarch butterflies, make a snow globe, take classes, introduce children to the age-old custom of afternoon tea, attend a wide variety of special programs and events --in short, spend quality time together.
Carol Stream, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Wheaton, Illinois
Library
Naperville, Illinois
Children's
Wheaton, Illinois
Art, History
Wheaton, Illinois
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The DuPage County Historical Society was founded in 1929 by a group of DuPage County residents with a common interest in the history of the County. Their goal was to preserve and disseminate the County’s history.
Wheaton, Illinois
Saint Charles, Illinois
History
Geneva, Illinois
Culture, History, Historic House, Park
The Fabyan Villa was the home of Colonel George and Nelle Fabyan from 1905-1939. Riverbank, the name they bestowed upon their property, was initially a country retreat from their home in Chicago. They hired Frank Lloyd Wright in 1907 to enlarge and re-model the existing farmhouse and shortly thereafter took up permanent residence at the Villa, as they called their home.
Geneva, Illinois
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Nature Centers, Park
When visiting the Villa Museum, you discover the Fabyans' uniquely fascinating legacy.
Wheaton, Illinois
History, Library, Military, Specialized
The First Division Museum presents the history of the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, "The Big Red One," within the broader context of modern American military history using contemporary, interactive exhibits. The main exhibit hall covers the division's history beginning in World War I up through its fight in the Gulf War.
Naperville, Illinois
Art
Aurora, Illinois
Aurora, Illinois
Children's, History, Military
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Art
LaFox, Illinois
Geneva, Illinois
History
Founded in 1943 and built first museum and archives in 1964. Moved to new facility in downtown Geneva in 2004. Funded completely through the generosity of local citizens and organizations without any tax monies.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Historical Society, Nature Centers
Carol Stream, Illinois
History
Lisle, Illinois
Anthropology, Archaeology, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, University
The Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum, located on campus at Benedictine University, exhibits over 3,500 specimens focused on zoology, botany, geology, and environmental stewardship. Intricate dioramas give a sense of adventure and encourages visitors to investigate nature in their own backyards. The museum offers a variety of scavenger hunts and activity pages to guide your visit.
Geneva, Illinois
History
Wheaton, Illinois
History, Historic House
Lisle, Illinois
Park
Oswego, Illinois
History, Historical Society
The Little White School Museum is located in a restored former Methodist-Episcopal Church and community elementary school. Permanent exhibits tell the story of the 68 square miles inside the Oswego School District. Seasonal temporary exhibits enhance the museum experience, while the community archives are a valuable resource for historians, genealogists and others.
Lisle, Illinois
Arboretum
Lisle, Illinois
Culture, History, Historic House
The Museums at Lisle Station Park provide visitors the opportunity to learn about the heritage and culture of 19th century Northern Illinois. Settled in 1832, the life of this agricultural community soon revolved around the railroad depot and the area became known as Lisle Station.
Naperville, Illinois
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
Naper Settlement is Chicagoland’s outdoor history museum, located in the heart of suburban Naperville, just 28 miles west of Chicago. Explore historic homes and businesses throughout the 12-acre site where you’ll understand the past and how it connects to the present. Discover Naperville’s history through engaging and unique experiences.
Lemont, Illinois
History, Library
Oswego, Illinois
History
Aurora, Illinois
Art
Saint Charles, Illinois
History
Saint Charles, Illinois
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
For over three decades, members of Preservation Partners have been vital supporters of our fundamental mission: ensuring that our vintage buildings, our heirloom neighborhoods, our streetscapes with splendid architectural diversity are recognized for their economic and historic significance.
North Aurora, Illinois
General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Red Oak Nature Center can be found in the midst of 40 wooded acres on the east bank of the Fox River. You’ll learn about nature’s secrets as you visit the center and explore the woods. Hike along the trails and enjoy the seasonal, ever-changing beauty of the grounds
Wheaton, Illinois
Historic House
Saint Charles, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Aurora, Illinois
Culture, History
SciTech  Organization Web Page
Aurora, Illinois
History
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
History
Warrenville, Illinois
History
Warrenville, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Specialized
The purpose of the Warrenville Historical Society is to bring together those interested in Warrenville's history, and to collect, preserve and display objects and documents that illustrate that history. The Historical Society is a self-supporting not-for-profit organization.The Warrenville Historical Society was organized in 1980 and the Society opened the Warrenville Historical Museum in 1984.
West Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History, Library
The West Chicago City Museum is a dynamic history and art center that inspires and involves the community through research, programs and exhibits.
West Chicago, Illinois
Library
Wheaton, Illinois
Aurora, Illinois
History
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Winfield, Illinois
Culture, History, Historic House
Our objective is to support a living historical center to foster education and appreciation of the history of Winfield and vicinity.
Woodridge, Illinois
History, Historical Society