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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!

Plan your Visit

The Elk Grove Historical Museum is open year-round during the times listed below. Please feel free to visit us at the Orientation Center (the white schoolhouse closest to the parking lot) at any time during open hours and we would be happy to give you a tour of our campus. For more information, contact Museum Curator Amelia Deering at adeering@elkgroveparks.org or 847.690.1440.

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.

School and Scouting Groups

The Elk Grove Historical Museum is always excited to host educational experiences for school groups and scouting troops. Please visit our Programs page for more information and call Program Manager Michael Stachnik at 847.439.3994 to book a visit.

Standard Hours

September – May June – August
Tuesday 12 – 5 Tuesday 12 – 7
Friday 12 – 5 Friday 12 – 5
Saturday 10 – 4 Saturday 10 – 4

Holiday Closings

Good Friday March 29
Day After Thanksgiving November 29
Christmas Eve December 24
New Year’s Eve December 31

Admission

A $1 per person suggested donation to view facilities is appreciated. Please call ahead for further information 847.690.1440

Upcoming Events

Join us for a slate of exciting programs this summer for history lovers of all ages!

History Game Night

Play one of our history-inspired board games or bring your own! Light refreshments will be served. Ages 12+ Please register online by searching activity number 207408 or call 847.439.3994
Fri, Apr 5 from 5:30-7:30pm
Fri, May 3 from 5:30-7:30pm

Kids Programs

Bring the family for an afternoon of fun at the Historical Museum! Registration is $3 Resident / $5 Non-Resident per child, adult attendance is free. Ages 8-12. Please register online by searching activity number 207606 or call 847.439.3994
Games From the Past
Fri, Apr 12 from 5:30-7pm
Local Native Americans
Fri, May 10 from 5:30-7pm

A Bite of History

Come to the museum for a ‘bite’ of history! Join museum professional Michael Stachnik and learn about a variety of local and regional topics. Light refreshments will be provided. Please register online by searching activity number 401618 or call 847.439.3994
Fri, Dec 22 The Northside of Chicago 6-7:30pm

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