The DuPage County Historical Museum is operated as a facility of Wheaton Park District, owned by the County of DuPage by resolution of the County Board pursuant to state statute. Its principal purposes are to educate the general public through the collection, preservation, interpretation, and exhibition of materials which document the history of DuPage County and its relationship to Illinois and the nation, and to provide local history services for historical organizations and for scholarly endeavors.
Fun Unplugged Exhibit Series
Through September 25, 2016
Become absorbed in the delightful innocence of DuPage County's past as you learn about toys and games from the 19th & 20th century.
VOICES OF DUPAGE
A coalition of DuPage County museums, libraries and historical organizations are coming together to launch a new oral history initiative. It’s called Voices of DuPage. The DuPage County Historical Museum has already started recording local residents’ oral histories for a new project tied to an upcoming exhibit about the struggle for civil rights. DuPage Historical Museum curator Ashley Downing tells WDCB News Reporter Gary Zidek about Voices of DuPage.
UPDATE: DUPAGE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM’S NEW ROOF COMPLETE
To view pictures of the Museum’s new roof, visit http://bit.ly/1PYLS01
DuPage County Historial Museum Foundation Receives Grants From DuPage Foundation
January 14, 2016 Press Release - Details
Award of Excellence
The DuPage County Historical Museum exhibit Inheriting DuPage: A Family History honored by Illinois Association of Museums with an Award of Excellence.
IAM recognizes the DuPage Society of Model Engineers with a Gold Award for its 50 years of service.
September 25, 2015
Daniel L. Goodwin Honored
Goodwin receives 2014 Making a Historical Difference Award - Details
October 29, 2014 at Arrowhead Golf Club
Studio Movie Grill Tickets
Support the Museum through your Studio Movie Grill Ticket Purchase.$7.50/ticket *
Tickets may be purchased at the Museum and at the Community Center located at 1777 S. Blanchard Road.
*A portion of the ticket price supports the Museum!