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Few small-towns offer what GHCM offers in the way of a town museum. The center is doing a fabulous job maintaining the culture and history of Grayslake and making it available to the community through records, displays, and artifacts.
The Heritage Center & Museum offers fascinating special displays and a permanent exhibition that chronicles the history of Grayslake. The exhibits are professionally done and capture the spirit of Grayslake. The special displays range from baseball to Lincoln and Grayslake goes to War. Dave, the...More
This is perhaps the best local museum you will ever visit. Even if you are not from Grayslake, it offers a wide selection of material, including traveling exhibits like the Lincoln exhibit. And if you are from the area, it is a treasure trove of...More
I was so impressed with the Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum. The exhibits are as good or better than anything you'd find in a big city, like Chicago. They always have interesting events and programs. Really great!
The Grayslake museum really stands out not only because of the great collection of local history and artifacts but also because of the great programming they provide that brings local history together with larger national and world events.
These events often include actors who provide...More
The museum offers a detailed history of Grayslake and the curator was very knowledgeable and willing to guide us through the museum. The museum has an area for children but is mainly designed for adults. Recommend doing this without younger children so you can learn...More