Museum Exhibits

Permanent Exhibition

Perspectives: The Growth of Elk Grove

Discover how Elk Grove transformed in the areas of education, social life, business, and resident demographics to become the Elk Grove Village we know today. Listen to perspectives from past and present residents through audio clips. Add your voice to the exhibit as you relate to the various topics. A number of photographs and original artifacts will be displayed with an array of hands-on components to connect visitors to the history of this area. This recurring exhibit will be on view each year from late summer through the winter. Exhibit support provided by the Elk Grove Historical Society.

Current Exhibit

Deike Store Exhibit


Explore what receipts from the past can tell us about our history and business in the early 1900s. This exhibit focuses on the Deike family and their store in Elk Grove, with receipts and newspaper articles written about the store and Deike's Creamery.