Museums & Galleries

Are you an Explorer, Facilitator, Experience Seeker, Recharger, or Professional Hobbyist? These are the five characteristics of people who visit museums. Whichever type best describes you, DuPage offers one-of-a-kind museums and galleries rich with history, attention to detail, and compelling backstories for all types of inquisitive visitors. Visit one of our charming downtowns such as the City of Elmhurst, and step into a mosaic of gemstones and mineral art at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, a one-of-a-kind experience in the U.S. as the only museum specializing in fine jade, gemstone & mineral carvings. #DuMoreMarveling



DuPage's Own Museum Campus

Visit the world of gemstones, art, architecture, and history – at DuPage’s very own museum campus. With 3 museums located in close proximity to one another in the City of Elmhurst, a new discovery is as easy as a walk in the park. ...

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Albright Family
Ivan Albright - The Man Behind "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Against the backdrop of the DuPage River and its “unspoiled simplicity,” Warrenville is where Ivan earnestly began work on his most prolific paintings. Collectively the Albright men produced award-winning works of art that speak to DuPage County’s longstanding tradition of serving as both an urban escape to Chicago’s wealthy elite as well as home to artists inspired by the countryside. ...

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Addison Center for the Arts

The Addison Center for the Arts is an organization created to advance the arts as an integral part of life in Addison and the surrounding communities....More!

Addison Historical Museum

The Addison Historical Museum is a three historic building complex. The museum is housed in the 1892 Balzer residence and contains displays on local A...More!

Billy Graham Center Museum

Devoted to an experience that extends visitor's understanding of the good news about Jesus. Visual overview of the history of Christian mission and it...More!

Cantigny Park

This 500-acre park offers vast formal gardens, picnic grounds, a top-ranked public golf course and two museums: Robert R. McCormick Museum and First D...More!

DuPage Children's Museum

Explore, create, build, wonder, discover, think, play, and more – the opportunities are endless! DuPage Children’s Museum is where learning come...More!

DuPage County Historical Museum

Enjoy DuPage County's rich history from the 1830s to the present. The Museum exhibits feature hundreds of historic artifacts and photos along with man...More!

Elmhurst Art Museum

Elmhurst Art Museum, located just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, is the cultural center of DuPage County and a welcoming center to view and experie...More!

Elmhurst History Museum

Explore this award-winning museum in Elmhurst's historic Glos mansion featuring changing interpretive exhibits on regional history as well as national...More!

Itasca Historical Depot Museum

The Itasca Historical Museum was the original Itasca Train Depot built in 1873. In 2013 the Depot was reopened after a 3-year restoration bringing it ...More!

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

One-of-a-kind museum with displays of Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings, dioramas, minerals, gemstones, earth science, and hands-on exhibits....More!

Naper Settlement -- Outdoor History Museum

History comes to play at Naper Settlement, a 12-acre museum village with 30 historic structures, including a Victorian mansion, fort, chapel, one-room...More!

Sheldon Peck Homestead

The home of nationally-known folk art painter Sheldon Peck, this 1839 house is listed on the National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Fre...More!

The National Shrine Museum of St. Therese

The National Shrine of St. Therese is a Roman Catholic shrine, chapel, and museum dedicated to St. Therese of Lisieux. The Shrine is home to the mo...More!

Warrenville Historical Society

The Warrenville Historical Museum & Art Gallery is located in the 1858 Greek Revival Methodist Church that was later used as an art studio by Adam Alb...More!

William L. Gregg House Museum

This 1872 Victorian home/museum built by brick maker displays collections typical of the 1920s through 1940s in authentic lifestyle settings. Open Wed...More!




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