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910 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
(877) 862-9687
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Showcasing the largest collection of Toby and Character Jugs in the world including many rare and unique jugs within the complete Royal Doulton collection. On display are over 8,000 pieces illustrating their evolution from 1765 to the present da...
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100 Linden Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 853-2300
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The Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette stands as a symbol of unity. It is a sacred space for all people to commune with God. The House of Worship is open daily to all for contemplation, personal prayer and meditation. The building's white walls...
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Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-4000
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The Block is a dynamic, imaginative, and innovative teaching and learning resource for Northwestern and its surrounding communities, featuring a global exhibition program that crosses time periods and cultures and serves as a springboard for tho...
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225 Greenwood St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-3410
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The magnificent chateauesque mansion of former U.S. Vice-President Charles Gates Dawes is located adjacent to Lake Michigan. This National Historic Landmark has been faithfully restored to its 1920s origins and enhanced with exhibits focusing on...
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711 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 866-7374
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A shop and a Pre-Historic Life Museum showcasing one of the largest private collections on display in United States. Selling authentic fossils, colored minerals, unique jewelry and large assortment of beads and precious and semi-precious stones ...
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1730 Chicago Ave.
Evanston , IL 60201
(847) 328-7500
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The historic home of one of the most prominent social reformers in the 19th century America. Willard rallied support for temperance as well as many important reform movements including woman’s suffrage, woman’s economic and religious rights, pri...
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1421 Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 299-6096
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The Grove offers 145 acres of nature preserve with trails to walk through woodland, prairie and natural wetlands. Visitors will enjoy the Interpretive Center filled with exhibits of native animals. Learn about the local history of The Kennicott ...
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1560 Oak Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
(224) 714-5600
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The museum showcases two magnificent collections of time pieces and stained glass by America's greatest artists. Housing more than 11,000 pieces from around the world, the extensiveness of the museum’s diverse and wide-ranging collection is unl...
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9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 967-4800
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Recognized as the third largest Holocaust Museum in the world, and designed by renowned Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman, this world-class museum offers memorable experiences that are not to be missed. Dedicated to teaching the universal lesso...
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2100 Patriot Blvd.
Glenview, IL 60026
(847) 832-6600
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Offering hands-on, interactive exhibits designed exclusively for children. Learning is fun and interesting here. A visit to a grocery store, a veterinarian's office as well as a day care inhabited by dolls allow children to participate in adult ...
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3001 Central St.
Evanston , IL 60201
(847) 475-1030
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Showcasing the art, history and culture of North America native people with permanent and temporary exhibits and hands-on activities. Includes archeological, ethnographic and art objects from American Indian and Inuit (Eskimo) people from all ti...
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1776 Walters Ave.
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-3404
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The Northbrook Historical Society was incorporated in 1974 to preserve the history of Northbrook. Housed in the Northfield Inn located on the Village Green, it’s purpose is to discover, collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge about the hist...
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8031 Floral Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 677-6672
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The Historic Engine House is a beautifully restored building with a reference library for public use. The Fire Department exhibit includes a reconstructed 1800s Ladder Truck, a newly refurbished 1860s Rumsley Hand Pumper, 1800s Hose Cart, 1920s ...
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1510 Wagner Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 657-1506
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One of the last working dairy farms in Cook County is open to the public for recreation and learning. Explore the world of American agriculture and rural life as it existed in 1920-1950s. See how bread was made in a wood stove, take a hay ride o...
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251 N. Wolf Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 537-3119
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The past is never lost – as long as it is remembered. Towards that goal, the Wheeling Historical Society collects and preserves significant materials related to our past and shares them through educational and recreational activities that ...
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411 Linden St.
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-0001
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Founded in 1932, this organization owns and operates two historic buildings. The museum and headquarters at 411 Linden Street houses exhibit and gallery space and is open for research, including the reference library, photograph collections, mus...