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.

Current Exhibits:

Fun Unplugged Exhibit Series

Through September 25, 2016
Childhood Memories

Become absorbed in the delightful innocence of DuPage County's past as you learn about toys and games from the 19th & 20th century.

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Museum News:

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.

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.

Gold Award
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!

Model Train