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Permanent Exhibits


Permanent Exhibits Enduring Values in a Changing Landscape Journey through 150 years of history, from the settlement of DuPage County through the celebration of the 1989 sesquicentennial year. From major events to the smallest details of daily life, learn about the richness of life in DuPage County. Watch the mini documentary, "The [...]

Permanent Exhibits2018-06-22T14:44:21-05:00

Fees & Reservations


Fees & Reservations A suggested donation amount for adults is $4 and $2 for children and seniors. Admission to the DuPage County Historical Museum is free. Donations are greatly appreciated to help create new exhibits and keep our facility open and operating. Guided tours can be arranged for groups of as [...]

Fees & Reservations2018-06-22T14:44:21-05:00



Rules At the DuPage County Historical Museum, we strive to create an educational and enjoyable environment. To ensure the protection of our artifacts, photography, videotaping as well as beverages and snacks are not permitted. Cell phone use is also not permitted. We request that all children under the age of twelve be accompanied by [...]


Collections & Exhibits


Overview Details regarding the Museum's exhibits and collections are published below. Limited Time Exhibit The Roarin’ Elgin: A Trip on the Chicago, Aurora, and Elgin Railway June 10, 2023-March 23, 2024 The Chicago, Aurora, and Elgin Railway was one of the first known attempts at making [...]

Collections & Exhibits2023-09-25T16:57:50-05:00

DuPage Society of Engineers


DuPage Society of Model Engineers The DuPage Society of Model Engineers is a separate non-profit group that has built and maintained the HO gauge Model Train since 1965. The Society meets every Wednesday from 8-10pm for operation and maintenance; also on the third and fifth Saturdays of the month [...]

DuPage Society of Engineers2018-06-22T14:44:21-05:00

Volunteer & Employment


Career & Volunteer Opportunities Employment All jobs currently available at the DuPage County Historical Museum are posted on the Wheaton Park District Job Opportunities Page Volunteer Positions DuPage County Historical Museum is always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please call 630-510-4941. Description: Reception desk volunteers [...]

Volunteer & Employment2023-03-18T09:37:51-05:00
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