Museums in:

Geneva, Illinois

1850 William Beith House
Saint Charles, Illinois

Historic House

Batavia Depot Museum
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 Historical Society
Batavia, Illinois

History, Historical Society

Durant-Peterson House Museum
Saint Charles, Illinois

History

Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden
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. The Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie-style house contains the Fabyans' private collection of Asian artifacts, natural history specimens, original furniture- just to name a few! The captivating combination of history, architecture, military intrigue, and personal exploration is designed to make the Fabyan Villa Museum a delight for persons of all ages and backgrounds.

Garfield Farm Museum
LaFox, Illinois

Kane County Genealogical Society
Geneva, Illinois

History

Preservation Partners of Fox Valley
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. Furthermore, these members have provided essential support for our museum operations, enabling us to reach over 100,000 school children at our historic museum sites, providing them with a very tangible connection to their roots.

Saint Charles Heritage Center
Saint Charles, Illinois

History, Historical Society

West Chicago Hist. Soc./Kruse House Mus.
West Chicago, Illinois

Library

Coldstream Guards Living Hist. Mus.
Wayne, Illinois

History

Fabyan Villa & Japanese Garden
Geneva, Illinois

Botanical Garden, History, Historic House

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. They acquired 300 acres, creating a country estate which soon became a lavish showplace complete with fountains, gardens, a Roman-style swimming pool, a Dutch-style windmill, a private zoo, a working lighthouse, a boathouse, tennis courts, and more. The Fabyans pursued their varied interests on their estate, including horticulture, animal husbandry, and scientific research.

Fox River Trolley Museum
South Elgin, Illinois

History

Geneva History Center
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.

Pioneer Sholes School Restorat. Soc.
Saint Charles, Illinois

History

Red Oak Nature Center
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

West Chicago City Museum
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.

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