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Chicago, Illinois
Art, History
Chicago, Illinois
Planetarium
Chicago, Illinois
Specialized
Yelpers report this location has closed.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General
Being a non-profit, woman artist-run cooperative, ARC continues its feminist tradition by providing exhibition opportunities for professional and emerging artists working in all media based on excellence of artwork, without discrimination toward gender, race, age, class, physical/mental ability, sexual, spiritual or political orientation.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Artemisia Gallery CLOSED/ceased operations and the membership dissolved on May 30, 2003. The 30 year archives are now with the Ryerson and Burnham Archives in the Art Institute of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture, History
Bensenville, Illinois
Berwyn, Illinois
Culture, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Office and Archives at Illinois Institute of Technology - 10 W. 35th St., Suite 9D3-1 Chicago, IL 60616 BY Appointment ONLY
Wood Dale, Illinois
Nature Centers
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art
River Grove, Illinois
Art, Science
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright are major figures in American architecture. Sullivan, Wright's architectural mentor, hired the younger man in 1887 to assist with the design of the Auditorium Building (1887-1889) in Chicago. As a junior draftsman, Wright also assisted with residential commissions such as the James Charnley House (1891-1892).
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Specialized
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.

Chicago, Illinois
Art, Zoo
Chicago, Illinois
Children's
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History
Chicago, Illinois
Library
Chicago, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Houses information and articles in the Chicago Branch Public Library.
Chicago, Illinois
River Forest, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Library
Chicago, Illinois
The Chicago Sports Museum combines hi-tech interactive experiences?including skill challenges and simulated experiences?with unique sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts.
Chicago, Illinois
Brookfield, Illinois
Park
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House
Built in 1836 for Henry B. Clarke, the Clarke House Museum is Chicago’s oldest house. The house shows what life was like for a middle-class family in Chicago during the city’s formative years before the Civil War. Its fascinating history began at a time when family members could see the campfires of Native Americans in the distance.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Oak Brook, Illinois
Culture, History
MuseumsUSA has been advised that this beautiful collection has unfortunately lost their space this past November and currently are in storage until a new location is found. Please check back often and we will give the new location asap.
Darien, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Art, University
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.

Elmhurst, Illinois
Art
The Elmhurst Art Museum is the cultural center of DuPage County, Illinois. Specializing in late 20th Century American Art. Its award winning building was designed around one of only three Mies van der Rohe homes built in the United States.
Elmhurst, Illinois
History
Oak Park, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Chicago, Illinois
History, Natural History
LaGrange, Illinois
History, Historical Society
River Forest, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History
Oak Brook, Illinois
History
Oak Brook, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Children's, Park
Chicago, Illinois
Art, General, History, Historic House
Glessner House Museum boasts a veritable garden of earthly delights for the appreciation and study of decorative arts. From the Isaac Scott cabinetry, to the Morris & Co. textiles, and the eclectic array of ceramics, the museum offers visitors a singular experience in which nearly all of the furnishings and appointments are original to the family.
Chicago, Illinois
Oak Brook, Illinois
History, Historic House, Specialized
Graue Mill and Museum, an operating waterwheel grist mill and homestead, is dedicated to maintaining a bridge between past and present generations in the belief that understanding our history is vital to our future.
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Library
The National Hellenic Museum is the second oldest American institution dedicated to displaying and celebrating the cultural contributions of Greeks and Greek-Americans.
Oak Park, Illinois
Hinsdale, Illinois
Art
Hinsdale, Illinois
Children's, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The mission of the Hinsdale Historical Society is to collect, preserve and promote the history of Hinsdale, Illinois, and to foster an awareness and appreciation of its history and architecture through education, programs, exhibits and the maintenance of historical resources and properties in the Village.
Oak Park, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Park
Oak Park, Illinois
Art, History, Park
Oak Park, Illinois
History
Cicero, Illinois
History, Historical Society
The Historical Society of Cicero is currently not active. Much of the archives and historical documents are now at the Cicero Public Library. Please contact them for additional information or research inquries.
Forest Park, Illinois
Culture, History, Historical Society
The Historical Society is located in St. Peter's Lutheran Church at 500 Hannah Ave. in Forest Park, IL. Please contact the Historical Society for more information on researching the past or for special events info. You can also visit us on Facebook!
Lyons, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Children's, Culture, General, Library
Arts Alliance Illinois works to ensure every child receives a well-rounded education that includes the arts. Learn about our arts education initiatives and resources and check out the latest arts education news on our website and social media pages.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History, Science
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Culture
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Stone Park, Illinois
Art, Library
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historic House
LaGrange, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Park
Chicago, Illinois
Park
Chicago, Illinois
Library, Zoo
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Elmhurst, Illinois
Specialized
The Museum houses a large collection of Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings from around the world, exhibits include animal dioramas, gemstones, mineral specimens, earth science phenomena, and lapidary materials.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, History, Library, University
The Museum interprets and displays the University’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque collection, known as the Martin D’Arcy Collection, other museum permanent collections, and rotating exhibitions.
Chicago, Illinois
Culture
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Oak Brook, Illinois
Historic House
Mayslake Peabody Estate is part of Mayslake Forest Preserve. The preserve, once home to Potawatomi Indians, encompasses 88 acres of natural resources. The rolling landscape includes 22 acres of wetlands, lakes, restored prairie, and two small oak savannas–one of the region’s most endangered ecosystems.
Maywood, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
The McCormick Freedom Museum was the first museum in the United States dedicated to the First Amendment by the McCormick Foundation. It was open from April 11, 2006 until March 1, 2009.
Melrose Park, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art
The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum is the largest Latino cultural institution in the country, and the only one accredited by the American Association of Museums. Look out this fall for Treasures from Ancient Veracruz, our major exhibition opening in October and featuring a colossal Olmec head. Also, stay tuned for the Sor Juana performing arts festival and our annual Day of the Dead exhibition.
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Culture
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History
Please go to the museum website for detailed information.
Oak Park, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Science
Chicago, Illinois
History, Natural History
Chicago, Illinois
History, Library
Niles, Illinois
Art, Children's, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Oak Brook, Illinois
Historical Society
We are currently in the process of restoring the interior of the historic Old Butler School which serves as the Oak Brook Heritage Center. The Heritage Center is operated by the Historical Society and, upon completion, will serve as an educational resource for the display and study of the heritage and history of Oak Brook for residents, school children and visitors alike.
Oak Park, Illinois
Park
Park Ridge, Illinois
Park
Park Ridge, Illinois
Historical Society
Oak Park, Illinois
Park
Chicago, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum inspire people to learn about and care for nature and the environment. The institution fosters environmental learning through the exhibits and education programs of the Museum and through the Academy's collections, research, symposia, publication's, events and other activities.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, History
Chicago, Illinois
Military
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, History
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.
River Grove, Illinois
History
Riverside, Illinois
Culture, History, Historical Society
The Riverside Historical Museum is located in the East Well House next to the historic Water Tower designed by William Le Barron Jenney. A new exhibit space in the East Well House has recently been completed. New permanent displays are currently being developed.

The Museum is managed and operated by the seven-member volunteer Riverside Historical Commission.
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.
Westchester, Illinois
History
Schiller Park, Illinois
History, Park
Chicago, Illinois
Aquarium
River Forest, Illinois
Art
Skokie, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Culture, General, Library, University
Spertus is Chicago's Jewish education and cultural center. It offers an innovative array of public programming, including exhibits, performances, films, and lectures some presented by the esteemed faculty who teach for its graduate programs.
Stone Park, Illinois
History, Park
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
Art
Elmhurst, Illinois
Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
Art
River Forest, Illinois
Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers
Nestled in one of Cook County’s richest savannahs, Trailside Museum boasts its historic presence at the Southwest corner of Thatcher and Chicago Avenues in River Forest. Built in 1874, by Abraham J. Hoffman, it was first utilized as a high class finishing school for young ladies. In 1881, it was converted to an institution for young men from broken homes.
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture
To leave home and start a new life in an unfamiliar place is at the core of the immigrant experience. For the artist, there is much to process—new cultures, colors, forms, sensations, and environments, all different from those left behind. New roots form atop old ones, and the past never strays far from reach.
Chicago, Illinois
Art, Culture, History
Chicago, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Chicago, Illinois
History
Villa Park, Illinois
History, Park
Franklin Park, Illinois
History, Park
Westchester, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Western Springs, Illinois
Historical Society
Westmont, Illinois
Historical Society
Westmont, Illinois
History
Chicago, Illinois
Art
Woman Made Gallery was founded in 1992 to provide exhibition opportunities for women artists. Since 1992 and through 2007 WMG has exhibited the work of more than 5500 artists in 155 group shows and highlighted a body of work by individual artists in 75 solo shows.
Wood Dale, Illinois
History, Historical Society