Oak Park, Illinois

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Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Oak Park, Illinois

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
    339 North Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301
    708-848-2222, A small, Victorian home where Nobel Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899 and learn about his early family life. more info  map

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio
    951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
    708-848-1976, Served as Wright's private residence and workplace from 1889 to 1909 - the first 20 years of his career. In 1898, Wright added a studio, described by a fellow-architect... more info  map

  • Historic Pleasant Home
    217 South Home Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
    708-383-2654, A National Historic Landmark. This distinctive Prairie-style building is a 30-room mansion designed by prominent Prairie-school architect, George W. Maher. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
    875 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301
    708-383-8873, Upon its completion in 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright said that "Unity Temple makes an entirely new architecture…and is the first expression of it. That is my contribution... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Ernest Hemingway Museum
    200 North Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301
    708-848-2222, Host to permanent and temporary exhibits that explore the author's life. Special exhibits highlight Hemingway's love of nature and the arts, along with his involvement... more info  map

  • Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest
    217 Home Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60532
    Oak Park
    708-848-6755, The area's rich heritage is celebrated at this museum that is operated by the historical society and contains numerous historic displays including antique furnishings,... more info

  • Wonder Works a Children's Museum in Oak Park
    6445 West North Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
    708-383-4815, Provides a hands-on evironment to strengthen the social, emotional & intellectual development of children up to age 10. The museum include exhibits, educational... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Oak Park Conservatory
    615 Garfield Street, Oak Park, IL 60304
    708-386-4700, Established in 1914, this 8,000 square foot botanical gem is the third largest conservatory in the Chicago area and contains numerous plants from around the world. Year... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Oak Park Visitors Center
    158 North Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301
    Visit for the diverse audio walking tour, books, souvenirs & gifts. Tickets are available for Hemingway's Birthplace Home and Museum, Unity Temple, HistoricaL Pleasant... more info  map

  

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