Oak Brook, Illinois

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Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Historic Pleasant Home
    217 South Home Avenue, Oak Brook, IL 60302
    Oak Park
    708-383-2654, Built by prominent Prairie-school architect George W. Maher, this opulent and distinctive 30 room mansion is a National Historic Landmark and tours are available. more info  map

  • Peabody Mansion Estate
    1717 West Thirty-First Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523
    630-850-2360, Located on the 90 acre Mayslake Forest Preserve, this magnificent 39 room Tudor Gothic mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is available for... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Graue Mill and Museum
    3800 South York Road, Oak Brook, IL 60522
    630-655-2090, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Graue Mill is the only operating waterwheel gristmill in Illinois. The Museum includes four floors of artifacts and... more info  map

  • Lisle Station Park
    921 School Street, Lisle, IL 60532
    630-968-0499, This park was created for the community's historic train deport and features an 1874 CB&Q railroad depot, an 1881 wooden caboose, a circa 1850's farmhouse, and a circa... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Czechoslovak Heritage Museum
    122 West Twenty-Second Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523
    630-472-0500, Highlighting the history and culture of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, this museum contains a wide variety of displays and exhibits including authentic Czech,... more info

  • Elmhurst Art Museum
    150 Cottage Hill, Oak Brook, IL 60126
    Elmhurst
    630-834-0202, Award-winning museum that is known for the on site Ludwig Mies van der Rohe McCormick house and includes an educational pavilion, a dramatic glass entrance gallery, and... more info  map

  • Elmhurst Historical Museum
    120 East Park Avenue, Oak Brook, IL 60126
    Elmhurst
    630-833-1457, Changing interpretive exhibits on Elmhurst's history, as well as national touring exhibits, are exhibited at this prize-winning museum that also offers programs for... more info  map

  • Ernest Hemingway Museum and Birthplace
    200 North Oak Park Avenue, Oak Brook, IL 60302
    Oak Park
    708-848-2222, Focusing on Hemingway's first 20 years spent in Oak Park, this museum and Victorian home where Hemingway was born features displays regarding Hemingway's childhood, as... more info  map

  • Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
    220 Cottage Hill, Oak Brook, IL 60126
    Wilder Park, Located in Elmhurst
    630-833-1616, A one-of-a-kind museum that features displays of Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings, as well as gemstones, dioramas, and minerals. Hands-on exhibits and a... more info  map

  • Theatre Historical Society of America
    152 North York, Oak Brook, IL 60126
    York Theatre Building, 2nd floor, Elmhurst
    630-782-1800, Dedicating to preserving and remembering historic theaters, this historical society provides a museum and archive filled with an exclusive collection of memorabilia,... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Morton Arboretum
    4100 Illinois Route 53, Oak Brook, IL 60532
    Located in Lisle
    630-968-0074, Magnificent 1,700-acre arboretum and botanical garden highlighting trees and other plants from around the world in gardens and natural settings, hundreds of acres of... more info  map

  

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