Archaeology, Art, Culture, Natural History, Park
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Located in Wheaton, Ill., this sprawling, 500-acre park is where families wander through nature, get lost in history, play golf at an award-winning course, attend a big band concert, tag monarch butterflies, make a snow globe, take classes, introduce children to the age-old custom of afternoon tea, attend a wide variety of special programs and events --in short, spend quality time together.
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.
Our goal is to compliment the various baseball museums and institutions around the country, including Cooperstown, the Negro League Baseball Museum, and the virtual All-American Girls Professional Baseball League museum.
Anthropology, Art, Culture, History
The museum is an educational and research center for people who want to know about the history of Americans of Chinese descents in the Midwest. Through exhibitions, lectures, and other public programs, the museum addresses issues common to all immigrants by using the Chinese experience as examples.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Come tour Christian County’s first courthouse where Abraham Lincoln walked and where he argued cases with Stephen A. Douglas, walk through the Woodall Building which includes the jail and showcases military memorabilia including uniforms, weapons, a Civil War diary and other artifacts.
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.
Culture, History, Historical Society
Art, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Three Museums in 100-year-old buildings in the National Registry of Historic Places - The three represent Local, Military, and Railroading History on the Historic National Road in Greenup, IL. The local genealogy library resides in the Historic Johnson Building where artifacts of local history are displayed. The Greenup Depot houses model railroads and historical artifacts and photos.
Oak Brook, Illinois
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.