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Addison, Illinois
History, Historic House
Arlington Heights, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Culture, History, Library
Evanston, Illinois
Art
Bensenville, Illinois
Bensenville, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Wood Dale, Illinois
Nature Centers
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Deerfield, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, History, Specialized

The Chicago Baseball Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that will collect, preserve, document, research, and interpret artifacts and events that are associated with the legacy, evolution and contemporary life of Chicago baseball.

Glencoe, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Science
With "wows" around every corner, the Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living museum featuring 23 display gardens, including Evening Island, Fruit & Vegetable, Japanese and English Walled. Ths mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of plants and the natural world.
Deerfield, Illinois
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Family friendly historic village featuring five buildings of historic interest including the Caspar Ott log house (1837) the oldest building in Lake County. Kids enjoy visiting the one-room schoolhouse.
Des Plaines, Illinois
History
Des Plaines, Illinois
History, Historical Society
The Des Plaines Historical Society was founded in 1967 with the purpose of collecting and preserving material related to the history of the Des Plaines community and bringing together people interested in history, especially the history of Des Plaines.
Evanston, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society

We are a local historical society founded originally to coincide with the Old Edgebrook Landmark District, City of Chicago. We have expanded our horizons to include Sauganash for Forest Glen, neighboring communities here on the northwest side of Chicago. We are centered in the Caldwell's Reserve of Billy Caldwell's grant from the US government of 1828.

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois
Art, Children's
Evanston, Illinois
Historic House, Historical Society
The Evanston History Center is private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1898 to preserve and share Evanston history. The EHC collects, preserves and tells the story of Evanston's past through tours of the Charles Gates Dawes House, interactive and engaging museum exhibits, a comprehensive research room and research collections, and wide-ranging educational programs.
Evanston, Illinois
History
Palatine, Illinois
Art, History, Library
Glencoe, Illinois
History
Glenview, Illinois
Historical Society, Library
Glenview, Illinois
History
Evanston, Illinois
Art, History
Glenview, Illinois
History
Glenview, Illinois
Library
Glenview, Illinois
Specialized
This person passed in 2011 and the collection was auctioned off.
Highland Park, Illinois
Highland Park, Illinois
Park
Highland Park, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Culture
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Northbrook, Illinois
History
Kenilworth, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Des Plaines, Illinois
Art, Culture, University
The Koehnline Museum of Art is committed to establishing and encouraging an adventuresome environment for art. Its programs and exhibits are designed for students, College employees, and members of the greater community, and so serve an educational purpose as well as exploring and illuminating current directions in regional, national, and international art.
Glenview, Illinois
Children's
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Evanston, Illinois
Art, History
Evanston, Illinois
Specialized
Morton Grove, Illinois
History
Morton Grove, Illinois
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Morton Grove Historical Museum was built in 1888 by Nicholas Haupt as a home for his wife and eight children. His wife, Magdalena, died before the house was complete, leaving behind her husband and eight children. After Nicholas also died two years later, the Haupt children remained together in the house until the youngest was of age.
Morton Grove, Illinois
Park
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Children's, History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History
Please go to the museum website for detailed information.
Niles, Illinois
Art, Children's, Historical Society
Winnetka, Illinois
History
Northbrook, Illinois
Historical Society
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Library
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Park Ridge, Illinois
Park
Park Ridge, Illinois
Historical Society
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Art, General, Park
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Specialized
An organization committed to perserving the archive of over 11,000 photographic images by Architectural Photographer, Richard Nickel, 1928-1972.
Northbrook, Illinois
History, Natural History
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, History, Historical Society, Park
The Rogers Park and West Ridge community areas of the City of Chicago are among the most diverse in the country by any yardstick. The history is wide and extremely varied. We are the curators of this history for present and future generations.
Schiller Park, Illinois
History, Park
Skokie, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture
In 1976, in a one-room storefront log cabin, a small group of Swedes dared to dream about establishing a center of Swedish culture in America. Today’s Swedish American Museum is a bustling center of Swedish art, history, culture, and educational activities and programs.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History
Franklin Park, Illinois
History, Park
Wheeling, Illinois
Wilmette, Illinois
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Our website is a good place to begin finding out more about both the Museum and this area's past. You can learn more about our programs, collections and exhibits. Here, too, you can find out about how to research local homes, families, and history.
Winnetka, Illinois
History
Wood Dale, Illinois
History, Historical Society