Historical/Regional museums in Chicago

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events focusing on 1840s farm and inn history.

  

1850 William Beith House Museum

Restored Greek Revival home illustrates mid-19th century decorative arts and techniques. Visitors become actively involved as detectives, discovering clues...

  

Arlington Heights Historical Museum

The five-building complex and their contents tell the story of Arlington Heights over the last 150 years.  The Muller Victorian and 1908 Banta homes, carpentry...

  

Deerfield Historic Village

Family friendly historic village featuring five buildings of historic interest including the Caspar Ott log house, the oldest building in Lake County....

  

DuPage County Historical Museum

The museum offers guided tours, summer camps and birthday parties. Programs are offered each month for all ages. The HO gauge model train display runs...

  

Durant House Museum

The Durant House is recognized as Kane County 's own "Little House on the Prairie." It has programs designed to highlight a prairie family's routines of...

  

Elgin Public Museum

Built in 1907, the museum offers exhibits and educational programs with natural history and cultural themes.

  

Graue Mill and Museum

Step back in time and explore four floors of exhibits and learn about pioneer life on the Illinois prairie and the Underground Railroad. Try your hand...

  

Grosse Point Lighthouse

This light used to tell sailors that they had reached Chicago. Grounds are open year-round, and the lighthouse is open June-September. It is not stroller-friendly...

  

Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center

If your kids love BRIO, explore Pullman, Chicago's former railroad district. The visitor's center houses historic artifacts and memorabilia from train...

  

 







 
 
 
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