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Glen Ellyn Historical Society

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Very enjoyable

This Historical Society is very nice. We live in a 100 year old home in town. I took some... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Very nice little museum

It's not the biggest Museum in the world, but it has a lot of very interesting artifacts about Glen... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
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2 Feb 2018
“Very enjoyable”
12 Nov 2017
“Very nice little museum”
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800 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-3910
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This Historical Society is very nice. We live in a 100 year old home in town. I took some original family photos to the society to have them added to their historical files. They loved them. Very nice gift shop also.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

It's not the biggest Museum in the world, but it has a lot of very interesting artifacts about Glen Ellyn and its history. One thing that I was a little disappointed about, was that there was no information with regard to pre Pioneer history. Many...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a great place to get a historical perspective of Glen Ellyn. They even helped us find out the history of our home.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This location is well supplied with books and info on Glen Ellyn, specifically. Their programming is solid and interesting. There are some members who are very well informed and great resources.

Thank ChristineS6068
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Glen Ellyn, like most suburban areas, has pretty much built over its history and in the process, like much of America, leaves one feeling that anywhere is like everywhere. The Historical Society does preserve what remains of the village's past. I have used its collection...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This is a very small but relevant museum in Glen Ellyn. So much history and lots of fun things to look at and remember.

Thank Lincstil
Reviewed 15 October 2015

You'll love the story the history of Glen Ellyn has to tell! This picturesque village with its New England flavor with soft rolling hills that attracted its first settlers, then a resort town as Lake Ellyn emerged. It s all here! Historical photos and a...More

1  Thank amy b
Reviewed 1 October 2015

My mom and I went on the tour at Stacy's Tavern; it was really interesting and informative. So many areas tear down old buildings and build new ones; it's nice that Glen Ellyn kept this for future generations to enjoy and learn from.

1  Thank 645tamn
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Great program that should be enjoyed by all. If you don't know what the historical perspective is, how can you judge the present? There's much to be learned at GEHS and everyone can benefit form something they offer. A great village deserves a great site...More

1  Thank Phil487
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This is the Glen Ellyn, IL History Center including Stacy's Tavern which was a stage coach inn built in the 1840s. It has many pictures of the town, china from one of the early settlers and a very fun gift shop.

1  Thank Lindalee S
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