Art, History, Historic House
Old Main is alive with two floors of exhibits reflecting Elgin's rich past.
Art, Historical Society
Estate of Isaac Ellwood, principal manufacturer of barbed wire. Museum offers guided tours of the 30-room Ellwood mansion with restored interiors with original furnishings spanning the decades 1880s-1920s. Large visitor center with exhibit galleries including the carriage gallery and "Fencing Frontiers: The Barbed Wire Story"; yearly special exhibits.
Guided tours offered at 1PM and 3PM Tuesday-Friday and 1PM, 2PM and 3PM Saturday-Sunday.
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.
Oak Park, Illinois
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized