105 S. Depot
Somonauk, IL 60531
4517 E. 23rd Rd
Leland, IL 60552
Please call during museum hours or Jim Meyer can be reached anytime at 815-498-2417.
except some holiday weekends.
Marilyn Rasmusen, Friend o the Museum
Described as "a hidden gem" of local cultural, natural and prehistoric history for lower DeKalb and upper LaSalle Counties.
To preserve and display local history. We are seeking more involvement with local schools.
Mr. Olmstead gave the museum to Somonauk about 1950; his original collection started about 1920.
Historic costume, prehistoric and Amerindian tools, Victorian handicrafts, shells, coins, preserved animals, antique furniture, lighting, agricultural artifacts
photos, letters, ledgers, books, genealogies.
Tours for school classes or for organizations are available at no cost.
not for profit corporation Board of Directors
only news releases to local papers
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