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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.
The Elk Grove Historical Museum provides a look at pioneer living from the mid 19th to early 20th century. The Museum specializes in the history of the Elk Grove and its development over time. Open year round, the Museum offers tours, educational programs, exhibits, and assistance with research on Elk Grove Village and the surrounding area. Come experience pioneer life with crafts, games, exhibits and demonstrations!
Our Campus includes:
- Mid-1800s farmhouse complete with historic furnishings
- 1880's Deike family barn with nineteenth century farm equipment and tools.
- Orientation Center - t hroughout the year you can view rotating exhibits . Modeled after a one-room schoolhouse, it is also used for programming and houses the museum office.
- Outbuildings - chicken coop / garden / privy - These outbuildings date to the early twentieth century and introduce visitors to structures used for animals and facilities used for daily life.