Museums
Naperville, Illinois
Anthropology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
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
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
Aurora, Illinois
Children's, History, Military
Oswego, Illinois
History, Historical Society
The Little White School Museum is located in a restored former Methodist-Episcopal Church and community elementary school. Permanent exhibits tell the story of the 68 square miles inside the Oswego School District. Seasonal temporary exhibits enhance the museum experience, while the community archives are a valuable resource for historians, genealogists and others.
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.
Oswego, Illinois
History
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
Aurora, Illinois
Culture, History
Aurora, Illinois
History
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.
Aurora, Illinois
History