Welcome

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.

Shakespeare in the Park "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

August 28 & 29 | 7pm | Memorial Park

A co-production by Wheaton College Arena Theater and the Wheaton Park District to benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation. This is a free production, however donations are encouraged. To donate, please visit our GoFundMe page.

 

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>




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

 

Purchase Studio Movie Grill Tickets

 

A portion of the ticket price supports the Museum!


$7.50/ticket


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