Elk Grove Historical Museum

Experience History in a New Way

Elk Grove Historical Museum, Experience History in a New Way

Elk Grove Historical Museum

The Museum specializes in the history of Elk Grove and its development over time. Open year round, the Museum offers tours of our Victorian Era farmhouse and grounds, school and scout programs, exhibits, and assistance with research on Elk Grove Village and the surrounding area. Experience history through various mediums, including crafts, games, exhibits and demonstrations!

Mission: The Elk Grove Historical Museum actively partners with the community to collect and preserve local history that is disseminated through relevant exhibits and education programs.

Vision: The Elk Grove Historical Museum will be valued by the community by building lifelong connections through shared experiences.


Interested in becoming a member of the Elk Grove Historical Society? Click here to learn more.

Open Hours

Tuesday & Friday
12:00pm - 5:00pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Farmhouse Tours

We offer tours for groups of 5 or less.

Tuesday & Friday
11:00am - 2:00pm

Holiday Closings 2023

New Years Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Years Eve


A $1 suggested donation to view facilities is appreciated. Please call ahead for tour and program prices.

Farmhouse Tours

We're offering reserved time tickets to explore and hear the Farmhouse’s stories! Select a time and day for your visit and invite your friends and family. Tour groups are limited to up to 5 people at this time. Admission is free, however there is a suggested donation of $1 per person.  For educational tours please contact the museum directly for further information. 

To book your tour, fill out our Farmhouse Tour Request Form or call us at (847) 439-3994.

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Elk Grove Historical Museum
399 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Full Details on open hours and scheduled tour times are on the Historical Museum overview page.

Features and Amenities:

  • Bathrooms
  • Parking Lot
  • Picnic Area