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Graue Mill & Museum

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still here after 100 years

Mill was working when we were there, fully restored. Ice skated on salt creek as a kid 60 years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arthur S
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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
A Wonderful Place of History

This place is such a nice walk through history. It is laid back and not crowded which makes this... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
kseam6259
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Franklin, North Carolina
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3800 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523-2738
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mill was working when we were there, fully restored. Ice skated on salt creek as a kid 60 years ago... same old mill. Worth a visit if you are into local history. Plenty of free parking, shade trees wit picnic tables.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This place is such a nice walk through history. It is laid back and not crowded which makes this experience even more enjoyable. It's kind of like a hidden gem! I recommend to take the time to go through the tour and listen to everything...More

2  Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 5 August 2018

it is a small museum in a beautiful setting and we enjoyed it. The docent was working with kids showing them how flour is made, a good reminder that everything doesn't just come from a bag in a grocery store. It was fascinating too, that...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

A former stop on the Underground Railroad. This former grist mill is one of the oldest buildings around. A small museum with a history interpreter of local history and how the mill worked and how it is still working. They grind corn meal here and...More

2  Thank dplush1
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to visit. I have walked through the preserves more than I could count and I see something different each time. It is so peaceful and beautiful. When the stresses of life drag you down, a walk in nature...More

1  Thank brendatR3344YZ
Reviewed 17 April 2018

a little oasis outside the city. go to the mall then take in a little walk. Very nicely done and well worth the drive over. I take my son here all the time and its the perfect place for some father son time

3  Thank Derek L
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I think it's a nice little place to go to and visit and to see what it's like and it's very interesting.

3  Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We go often and especially like the freshly ground corn meal for our corn bread etc. The tour is cool for families but just seeing part of DuPage County History is special

5  Thank Steven A
Reviewed 26 January 2018

It's a beautiful place, especially in the fall. It's a great place to take family photos or just for a visit.

2  Thank mindibucks
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Since most reviews talk about inside the Graue Mill and Museum, I wanted to share with you a little out the outside. Around the back of the Mill is the spinning water wheel that is very peaceful and great for pictures. You can bring your...More

3  Thank BoyMom22
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Storm R
30 July 2018|
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Response from brendatR3344YZ | Reviewed this property |
Not the museum but the paved trails are wheelchair/walker accessible.
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Hector Q
6 November 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
The hiking trails are on either side of the river - a relatively short walk - many points to stop and watch the waterfowl. At the car parking area, there is a large, mounted map of the area showing the mill, historic... More
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Carolyn G
14 August 2016|
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Response from Gemuse4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes along the salt creek up to fullersburg woods nature center and beyound
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