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Quilting Square Craft Kit

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Quilting Square Craft Kit Participate Remotely | Craft Pack Pick-Up starts June 8 | DuPage County Historical Museum Front Desk Create four quilting squares or sew them together to make a doll’s blanket. Kit includes material, thread, buttons, needle, lace, and ribbon. Everything you need to create beautiful quilt squares! [...]

$15

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Winston Churchill: The British Bulldog

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Winston Churchill: The British Bulldog Saturday, August 21 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Bulldog Winston Churchill was one of the most influential people of the 20th century. From his participation in the Boer War as a military journalist, to his time as first lord of the Admiralty, [...]

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Researching Your World War II Ancestry with Jenny Warner

Zoom Platform Online

Researching Your World War II Ancestry with Jenny Warner Wednesday, September 15 | 7P | All Ages | Virtual Zoom Event | Free During the presentation, we will dive into all the different types of World War II records that are available. We will also learn where we can go to get [...]

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Songs of World War II

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Songs of World War II Saturday, September 25 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free During World War II, American soldiers marched off to battle, rallied their courage and reflected on life back home through songs. Americans on the home front kept their perspective and solidarity with the troops [...]

Free

October Fest

Central Athletic Complex 500 S. Naperville Rd., Wheaton

Enjoy a family-friendly evening in downtown Wheaton, complete with live entertainment, food, beer garden and children’s area.

Save the date: DuPage County Historical Society Annual Meeting

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Save the date: DuPage County Historical Society Annual Meeting Saturday, October 16 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | FREE EVENT Join the Historical Society as they present on recent DuPage County history. Learn more about their current project, releasing the second edition of DuPage Roots. More details to be released soon. [...]

Free

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Holiday Card Craft To-Go Kit

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Holiday Card Craft To-Go Kit Pickup begins November 2 during normal business hours | Museum Front Desk | $15 per kit Create 15 handmade Victorian holiday greeting cards. Kit includes cards, envelopes, buttons, lace, ribbon and other fun supplies. Everything you need to create beautiful homemade holiday cards! Fee: 15 per kit Registration [...]

$15

Eleanor Roosevelt, A living history portrayal by Leslie Goddard

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Eleanor Roosevelt, A living history portrayal by Leslie Goddard Saturday, November 6 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Award winning actress and scholar Leslie Goddard portrays one of the most fascinating and influential public figures of the twentieth century. Born into wealth during the Gilded Age, Eleanor grew [...]

Free

The Journey to Mollie’s War: WACs and World War II

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

The Journey to Mollie's War: WACs and World War II Saturday, November 13 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | FREE EVENT Discover the romantic and frightful journeys that members of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) took during World War II In this presentation, Cyndee Schafer traces the footsteps of her mother, [...]

Free

Patriotic Popsicle Art of World War II

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Patriotic Popsicle Art of World War II Saturday, November 20 | 1-3P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Commemorate World War II with a family craft program creating popular and patriotic World War II icons out of popsicle sticks. Soldiers, Uncle Sam, flags and more represent this trying and [...]

Free

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free

Santa Express

Downtown Wheaton Metra Station 402 W. Front St., Wheaton

Santa Express Sunday, December 5 | 9:15A-11:15A Join Kidz Kingdom and the DuPage County Historical Museum for a special train ride departing from Wheaton Train Station. For more information, call 630-510-4941 or email dupagemuseum@wheatonparks.org. All times to be confirmed by Metra and are subject to change. Cost: $20/person Tickets [...]

$20

Night of Dance, Day of Infamy

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Night of Dance, Day of Infamy Tuesday, December 7 | 7P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Join storyteller Terry Lynch as Navy Chief Radioman Edward Campbell, eyewitness to the attack on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor. Edward’s bittersweet stories relive the events and the aftermath of what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt [...]

Santa Express

Downtown Wheaton Metra Station 402 W. Front St., Wheaton

Santa Express Saturday, December 11 | 9:15A-11:15A Join Kidz Kingdom and the DuPage County Historical Museum for a special train ride departing from Wheaton Train Station. For more information, call 630-510-4941 or email dupagemuseum@wheatonparks.org. All times to be confirmed by Metra and are subject to change. Cost: $20/person Tickets are [...]

$20

Santa Express

Downtown Wheaton Metra Station 402 W. Front St., Wheaton

Santa Express Sunday, December 12 | 9:15A-11:15A Join Kidz Kingdom and the DuPage County Historical Museum for a special train ride departing from Wheaton Train Station. For more information, call 630-510-4941 or email dupagemuseum@wheatonparks.org. All times to be confirmed by Metra and are subject to change. Cost: $20/person Tickets are [...]

$20

Train Saturdays

DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton

The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County's railroads and landmarks in a landscape that blends fact and fantasy.

Free
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