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Events are in-person unless specified.
Reservations for Train Saturday encouraged – reserve your time on Eventbrite.

Please contact dupagemuseum@wheatonparks.org for more information.

Train Saturdays

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

Train Saturdays

Due to social distancing guidelines, advanced registration is encouraged.
The HO Gauge Model Train is operated by the DuPage Society of Model Engineers on the third and fifth Saturday of each month.

Free

Healing DuPage – Final Curtain

Zoom Platform Online

Friday, March 26 | 12P | Virtual Zoom* Presentation | Free Event Log on to hear the Curator’s favorite stories from Healing DuPage during this last glimpse before the exhibit closes in early May. Discover the colorful history of medicine in DuPage County by looking at authentic medical tools, drugs, and supplies from [...]

Free

Online Silent Auction

Online

Online Silent Auction

All proceeds benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum and its mission to preserve, collect and exhibit DuPage County history.

Train Saturdays

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

Train Saturdays

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

Downtown Wheaton Architectural Walking Tour

Downtown Wheaton

Saturday, April 24 | 10A | Begins at Museum | $6/adult; $4/child (5 & up) Stroll downtown Wheaton while learning about the events and people who shaped Wheaton’s architecture and history. Tour covers 1.5 miles and takes a little over an hour. Register

$4 – $6

The Sweet and Secret History of Beekeeping at Lyman Woods

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Saturday, May 15 | 1P | Museum Auditorium | Free Event Come and explore the little-known story behind beekeeping at Lyman Woods. From one of the region’s pioneers, to the modern-day beekeeping and programs practiced right here in DuPage County, we will uncover, with a hands-on look at hives and tools, the fascinating world of [...]

Free

Train Saturdays

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

Train Saturdays

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

Wheaton Park District History Exhibit Virtual Tour

Zoom Platform Online

Friday, May 21 | 12P | Virtual Event | Free Event Join Museum Curator Zachary Bishop on a virtual tour of our Wheaton Park District Centennial exhibit. The exhibit explores the history of the Park District from its incorporation in 1921 up the present day, looking at the parks, facilities, and activities that Wheaton families [...]

Free

Train Saturdays

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

Train Saturdays

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
PHOTO and VIDEO RELEASE: DuPage County Historical Museum, a facility of the Wheaton Park District, may take photographs and/or video of participants promoting Museum and Wheaton Park District programs, services, events, activities, and facilities in print, on websites and social media, etc. By participating in or attending any DuPage County Historical Museum (or Wheaton Park District) activities the participant (or parent/guardian of a minor participant) agrees to the use and distribution of his or her image (or image of a minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic reproductions of such activities for any purpose without inspection, compensation, or any other consideration now and in the future.
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