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Saint Charles, Illinois
Historic House
Sugar Grove, Illinois
General, History, Specialized
Air Classics is an aviation museum located at Aurora Municipal Airport - ARR where the aircraft actually fly. You can sit in an A-7 that flew in the Gulf War and climb into the pilot's seat of a UH-1 Huey helicopter. The museum's collection includes aircraft, vehicles, uniforms and other aviation memorabilia from the 1930s to the present time.
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
Bartlett, Illinois
Art, History, Historical Society
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
Aurora, Illinois
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History
Carol Stream, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Wayne, Illinois
History
Naperville, Illinois
Children's
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
Elburn, 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.
South Elgin, Illinois
History
Naperville, Illinois
Art
Aurora, Illinois
Aurora, Illinois
Children's, History, Military
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.
Carol Stream, Illinois
History
Streamwood, Illinois
Culture, History
Geneva, Illinois
History
Wheaton, Illinois
History, Historic House
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.
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
Saint Charles, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Aurora, Illinois
Culture, History
SciTech  Organization Web Page
Aurora, Illinois
History
Streamwood, Illinois
Park
Sugar Grove, Illinois
History, Historical Society
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
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.