The Friends of the West Chicago City Museum presents its 2018 ornament, Washington School. The price is $9 and it is available at the City Museum, 132 Main Street, and Gallery 200, 103 West Washington Street. Museum hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fridays. Prior ornaments […]
Tales Tombstones Tell Saturday, October 7, 2017 First Tour at 10:00 a.m. – Last Tour at 11:15 a.m. Calvary Cemetery – East Washington Street just east of Route 59/Neltnor Blvd. Now in its 28th year, the West Chicago City Museum’s annual cemetery walk, which shares the history of various West Chicago residents, moves to a […]
West Chicago was the featured city in the June 2017 issue of West Suburban Living Magazine. The article captured the history, culture and strengths of the community and provided a snapshot of the many reasons residents and businesses have chosen to invest here. For a downloadable copy of the article, click here.
Get active with history by participating in the Turner Junction Challenge which kicks off on May 20, 2017. Following registration at the City Museum or through the website, www.wegohistory.com, participants track any physical activity that gets them moving, which translates to time travel back to 1849. For each 15 minutes of activity, participants travel back […]
Information will be added as it becomes available. Museum Staff Sara Phalen – Executive DirectorMaggie Cappetini – Museum Educator Contact Information City Museum 132 Main Street West Chicago, IL 60185 Phone: (630) 231-3376 Hours of Operation December – February: Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturdays closed March – […]