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.

Daniel L. Goodwin Honored with 2014 Making a Historical Difference Award Details
October 29, 2014 at Arrowhead Golf Club


Current Changing Exhibit:


Inheriting DuPage: A Family History

Through September 7, 2015

Learn about the founding era of the county through an in-depth look at the immigration and settlement stories of several DuPage first families. More>

Current Traveling Exhibition:


Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Event Series

Through June 26, 2015

This exhibit was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the National Constitution Center.


Purchase Studio Movie Grill Tickets at DuPage County Historical Museum


A portion of the ticket price supports the Museum!


Tickets may be purchased at the Museum and at the Community Center located at 1777 S. Blanchard Road.




Voted Favorite Museum in Wheaton & Glen Ellyn.


Model Train