• Elk Grove Historical Museum

    The Elk Grove Historical Museum provides a look at pioneer living from the mid 19th to early 20th century. The Museum specializes in the history of the Elk Grove and its development over time. Open year round, the Museum offers tours, educational programs, exhibits, and assistance with research on Elk Grove Village and the surrounding area.

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  • View Our Newest Exhibit!

    Discover Elk Grove’s rich musical history and celebrate diverse musicians and educators through the sounds of jazz, rock, classical, folk and opera. This exhibit is sure to strike a chord with all ages using original artifacts, bold images, and audio. Reflect on what music means to you and share your own musical memories as part of your exhibit experience. Free admission. Sponsored by Jarosch Bakery. On display at the Elk Grove Historical Museum from March 6 – August 29

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  • The Festival Chorus Spring Concert

    Immerse yourself in the history of Elk Grove’s connection to the Harper Festival Chorus with a short curator’s presentation at the Museum, audio stories and a trip to the Harper Festival Chorus Spring Concert at Harper College on May 3. All ages. 


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  • Spring Celebration and Plant Sale

    Celebrate Spring at the Elk Grove Historical Museum with the Spring Celebration and Plant Sale on Saturday, May 16. From 10am to 3pm visit the Historical Museum to purchase the latest additions for your home garden by browsing annuals, perennials, Mike’s Dahlia’s, vegetables, garden decorations and members’ plants and dig ups. Free admission.

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School Tours & Programs

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Virtual Backpack

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