Museums
Addison, Illinois
History, Historic House
Located within the Historic District of Addison, the Addison Historical Museum includes the 1892 Balzer House which features displays on local history, the 1832 Coach House which presents dioramas and exhibits on Addison's farming heritage and the 1893 Century House, once the home of Lutheran school teachers and their families, which is now a restored period home.
Bensenville, Illinois
Bensenville, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Berwyn, Illinois
Culture, Historical Society
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.
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
LaGrange, Illinois
History, Historical Society
Oak Brook, Illinois
History
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.
Oak Park, Illinois
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 Much of the archives and historical documents are now at the Cicero Public Library.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
LaGrange, Illinois
Historical Society
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.
Lombard, Illinois
History, Historical Society, Library
The Victorian Cottage Museum (formerly known as the Lombard Historical Museum) is an 1882 historic house museum that provides information and examples of a middle-class Victorian household as part of the history of Lombard.
Lombard, Illinois
History
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
Melrose Park, Illinois
Historical Society
Oak Park, Illinois
History, Historical Society
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.